• Xylem receives 42 prestigious RoSPA Awards

    How our health and safety initiatives drive a culture of care and well-being.

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  • Protecting biodiversity in our communities

    Xylem’s Melanie Wade volunteers with colleagues to protect biodiversity in the Cotswolds.

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  • Working towards water for all

    How the Flint water crisis led Aria Harris to a career in water and a leadership program at Xylem.

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  • Combatting PFAS through proven water technologies

    How water operators are using advanced solutions to solve PFAS for their communities.

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  • Historic project links Rome and Vatican City

    Xylem’s sewer bypass enables construction of pedestrian link for 35 million visitors.

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  • Three water utilities using data integration

    New insights help them optimize decision-making, increase efficiency and save costs.

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  • 2024 Sustainability Excellence Award winners

    Two companies using smart water technology to conserve and reuse water.

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