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With drought, flooding and pollution, the world’s water challenges are intensifying, but this year’s finalists in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, sponsored...

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Helping communities stand strong in the face of flooding

After days of unprecedented rainfall, a dam’s spillway in the small town of Whaley Bridge partially collapsed on August 1, 2019. The event made international...

How Xylem helped mitigate flooding during a “thousand-year storm”

In October 2015, North and South Carolina experienced record-shattering rains and flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin. Known as the “thousand-year...

Xylem’s complete guide to stormwater management

A new guide from Xylem presents the key challenges communities are facing related to stormwater management. By sharing design expertise, the guide aims to help...

How to prepare your water utility for hurricanes and floods

About 25 percent of sanitary sewer overflows are caused by weather events, such as heavy rainfall, snowmelt and ground saturation. Xylem has helped thousands...