• 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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  • Using real-time analytics for CSO reduction plan

    Richmond identifies critical projects to reduce combined sewer overflows with Xylem solution. 

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Treatment plant maintains service during infrastructure upgrade using Xylem rental bypass

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Drought-stricken farmers in Italy get water with Xylem rental pump solution

Farmers in the province of Cremona, in northern Italy, rely on water from the Po River for their crops and livestock. When a drought in 2022 decreased the flow...

Xylem’s rapid response after storm hit southeastern Spain in 2019

On September 12, 2019, a massive storm hit the southeastern coast of Spain, delivering to some areas the heaviest rainfalls recorded since 1917. In Ontinyent,...

Xylem’s temporary fire protection system enables fire pump room upgrade

When a commercial building in Massachusetts recently needed to upgrade its fire pump room, Xylem engineers created a unique temporary fire protection system....

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...