Growing data centers in the Valley pose minor impacts on neighboring communities

Companies look to sustainable measures with new construction for water, energy

Posted 8/5/22

Around the Valley and country, construction of data centers is on the rise as people continue to rely on and have a need for cloud-based storage options among other digital data services; but especially here in Arizona, there’s concern for whether such massive projects are environmentally feasible with a steadily growing population and an uncertain supply of water.

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