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Utah Lawmakers Consider Cutting Off The Water Supply To NSA Data Center

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Utah Lawmakers Consider Cutting Off The Water Supply To NSA Data Center
Utah lawmakers are weighing the option of cutting of the water supply to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data center in Bluffdale.

Legislation to cut off the water supply was debated in the state’s Public Utilities and Technology Interim Committee on November 19; it will go before the entire Utah House of Representatives in 2015.

According to Wired.com, NSA brought the massive data center “online about a year ago.” It is a 1-million-square-foot building housing servers that hold data for NSA. “Millions of gallons of local water” are required to keep the servers cool.

Utah state representative Marc Roberts (R-Dist. 67) introduced HB 161, the legislation fashioned to cut off the water supply...

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