Water used for cooling operations is critical to data center management. A multi-disciplinary team evaluated the security of alternative future water supplies given different jurisdictions, drought restrictions, and local trends in climate and economic growth.
The Great Lakes Initiative (GLI), a comprehensive plan to restore and protect the waters of the Great Lakes, sets some of the most stringent water quality standards in the US. Early planning for the significant changes to discharge limits and preparing by identifying compliance options (e.g., manufacturing modifications, source control, focused site-specific risk evaluation, engineering controls) was critical to a facility in determining investments (amount and timing).
Ramboll’s experience with industrial water use makes us uniquely positioned to provide the combination of investigative experience and engineering skill to assist clients in meeting water efficiency goals.
Delivering resource efficiency as part of distillery sustainability program: For one of the world’s largest spirits distillers, we identified significant water and energy savings through a series of audits at their North American plants.