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31 Aug 2020 MOUNTAINVIEW CA
Google has achieved the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification at its Mountain View, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and Dublin, Ireland campuses under the AWS Standard. Earning AWS certification for commercial office space demonstrates a company’s commitment to understanding the complex issues and opportunities within the watersheds it operates and to work with local stakeholders to achieve the five outcomes of water stewardship to include: sustainable water balance, good water quality, good water governance, the healthy status of important water-related areas (rivers, marshes, etc...
11 Oct 2019 COLUMBIA SC
South Carolina on Wednesday approved allowing Google to pump nearly 550 million gallons of drinking water per year to cool its servers. The decision from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is the latest salvo in an ongoing battle over whether the tech giant should get state approval to pump from a major water source that critics say is being depleted.
10 Sep 2018 MENLO PARK
In a new interactive online tool launched today by Google, you can find out how much energy and water you’re using (and wasting) when doing the things we all do: wash our clothes, take showers, throw out spoiled foods and more. This tool helps to make two of the most basic and yet also opaque necessities of life — energy and water — a little more tangible...
23 Aug 2017 RENO NV
The Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, or TRIC, sprawls across 107,000 acres of Storey County, a wedge of desert mountains and plains just east of the Reno metropolitan area. Tesla, Google, Ebay and Wal-Mart are some of the corporate luminaries that have bought in, with 11 million sq ft of pancake-flat industrial buildings already occupied...
27 Apr 2017 CHARLESTON, SC
"Water wars" are erupting in South Carolina, and the withdrawals by high-tech companies like Google are increasingly controversial. Google apparently uses one-tenth of the daily supply — about 4 million gallons - to cool the servers at its only South Carolina data center, in Goose Creek according to the local Press and Courier...
12 Aug 2016 DENVER, CO, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their views and messages.Will Sarni, Director and Practice Leader Water Strategy at Deloitte Consulting LLP, calls for 21st Centry Solutions to water challenges...
10 May 2016 TAIPEI
The government has built sufficient facilities to supply water for enterprises in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park for short, medium and long-term demand, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday. The ministry’s remarks came after Chinese-language newspaper the United Daily News reported that the progress of Google Inc’s US$300 million data center expansion plan in the industrial park was delayed due to lack of water supply.
17 Jun 2015 WASHINGTON, DC, United States
The American Red Cross, the US government and eight other organizations have launched a new public-private partnership to promote climate change resilience in developing countries.The Climate Services for Resilient Development initiative is starting off with $34 million USD in funding from participating partners...
5 Dec 2013 LEÓN, Mexico
Engineers from the Potable Water and Sewerage System of León (SAPAL) in Mexico's Guanajuato state have designed and constructed its own software system to control and monitors its water network and wells.Through a system of screens connected to Google Earth, SAPAL directly monitors its system, with data like address, owner, account status, and water consumption, Excelsior newspaper reported last week...
7 Nov 2013 BOGOTA, Colombia
Internet product and service developer Google has launched a new public alert system, Google Crisis Response, in Colombia.The tool will provide real-time online alerts in the country, which is one of those most affected by climate change. Colombia is the first country in Latin America to use the service...