MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Clearwater Systems Corp., an established leader in providing environmentally responsible water treatment systems to customer facilities around the globe, today announced that its Dolphin WaterCareT technology was a major factor in Verizon Wireless winning a 2012 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Award from the Uptime Institute. The award, granted in the Facility Design Implementation category, recognizes the combination of resource efficiency, environmental responsibility, and scalability in building a Tier III, LEED Gold certified data center in Twinsburg, Ohio.
"We are delighted to be part of Verizon Wireless winning this prestigious award. It's further affirmation that our water treatment solutions are dramatically helping customers improve the sustainability of their operations," stated Anupam Bhargava, CEO of Clearwater Systems.
Dolphin WaterCare was installed in the center's cooling system to treat a maximum cooling load of approximately 2,600 tons on this mission critical application. Use of Dolphin WaterCare results in a water discharge reduction of more than 20% (1.6 million gallons) compared to chemically treated water. Additionally, the clean Dolphin technology provides the Twinsburg Data Center with an opportunity for water reuse. By utilizing the discharge water from the cooling tower, grey water applications such as landscape irrigation can be implemented. Given the chemical-free operation of Dolphin WaterCare, this Verizon Wireless facility also avoids the cost, use, storage, and waste generated by the use of typical chemical water treatment.
This is the second year running that Dolphin WaterCare has been instrumental in helping a client win a prestigious GEIT Award. Last year, Dolphin WaterCare assisted Harris Corporation and Lee Technologies in winning the GEIT Award for a data center in Harrisonburg, Virginia.