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Consulting Services for Data Centre Design and Engineering

Smart water management for a data centre begins long before breaking ground on new construction. Data centres count on Nalco Water to help solve complex water management challenges. Engaging us early in the data centre design process is key. The sooner our experts get involved, the greater good we can do. Data centre engineering firms benefit from our subject-matter expertise by improving data centre design efficiency and avoiding costly late-stage changes.

We’re more than just another technology vendor; we’re a true business partner. Through our consulting services, we foster true partnerships with data centre engineering firms to help data centres grow with a strong start and realize better long-term results. 

Managing Data Centre Water with a Global Perspective and a Sustainable Approach

Our global reach helps ensure enterprise-wide consistency for data centres. We work with design and engineering firms to evaluate a data centre location strategy and each site’s operational needs. We use those findings to help:

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Incorporate strategy for alternatives to potable water sources.

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Develop and implement data centre water resiliency plans as part of preliminary site design. 

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Recommend data centre cooling system designs and metallurgy based on water prices, quality and availability, local regulations, and operational demands.

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Provide standardized drawings, designs and specifications to incorporate a robust data centre cooling system design into the blueprint.

Data Centre Resources & Success Stories

Maximising data centre uptime and water savings starts early. Learn more about the benefits of a proactive approach to data centre engineering for water management:

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Water Scarcity Could Put Your Data Centre at Risk

Understanding the risks related to a data centre’s watersheds can help facility managers make the case for smart water management practices. In this whitepaper developed with Uptime Institute, discover tools to help assess water quantity and quality risks.

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Enabling Reliable Data Centre Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity

To ensure they have enough water to operate now and in the future, this article written for CIO Review offers three pathways for data centres to follow. 

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Reducing Data Centre Potable Water Use with Microsoft

Microsoft data centre reduces potable water use by 58.3 million gallons (220.7 million liters) per year with help from our Water Risk Monetizer.


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Reverse Osmosis Performance Services

A reverse osmosis (RO) system can have a big impact on water quality and quantity in a data centre. Our comprehensive RO performance services programme combines industry expertise, process control, real-time data and on-site service.