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A new front in the water wars: Your internet use.

by Futures Centre, May 15
1 minute read

With the increasing global demand for data storage and the growing scarcity of water resources, data centres will come under heightened scrutiny.

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So what?

More than 30% of the world’s data centres are located in the United States. In Oregon a local paper fought to unearth information revealing that a Google data centre uses over a quarter of the city’s water. In New Mexico, farmers protested a decision by the city to allow a Meta data centre to move into the area.



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