Facebook has released its first water usage efficiency (WUE) measurements along with detailed information on how the company has achieved a strong level of efficiency in water use for cooling in the first building at its Prineville, OR, data center, said the Open Compute Project. 

Facebook is sharing this information as part of its commitment to the Open Compute Project and will continue to release WUE metrics on a quarterly basis for all of its data centers. For more information, visit the Open Compute Project website.