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Updated: Google (s GOOG) has turned to chilly outside air and even seawater for greener ways to cool its data centers. But the search engine giant said on Thursday that it has now also tapped into recycled waste water to cool a data center in Douglas County, Georgia.
It’s the first time Google has used recycled waste water for a data center in the U.S. and the system was financed by Google and owned by the local water authority. In theory a Douglas County resident could flush a toilet and contribute to cooling the Google data center.
At the Georgia data center, Google built an evaporative cooling system, which uses
both outside air and chilled sprayed water to cool servers. Google says in a blog post that this evaporative cooling process commonly uses “hundreds of thousands of gallons of water a day.”
To address that large water need, Google said…
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