By 2030, Alphabet Inc's Google aims to replace 20 percent more water than its offices and data centers use, to support water security in communities around the world where it operates. Google used 3.4 billion gallons of water in 2019. It has not yet started tracking replenishment rates but said its 20 percent goal reflects what is needed to return regions with high or extremely high water scarcity to a normal level. Google will use less water and then help with conservation in nearby communities. It will collect stormwater to flush toilets, fund removal of invasive plants, install toilet leak detection technology in low-income housing and help vendors cut consumption.

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