• 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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Treatment plant selects innovative underdrain for high performance

The Lake County Public Water District, in northern Illinois, needed to upgrade its filtration and backwash system to ensure reliable, long-term performance....

Young American researcher wins Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2021

Eshani Jha from the USA has received the prestigious 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for research on how to remove contaminants from water. HRH Crown...

Sewage bypass system uses remote monitoring to increase efficiency

When the West Side sewage pump station in Onondaga County, New York, prepared to undergo its first major upgrade in over 30 years, the project required a...

Tackling plastic and poverty in Costa Rica

In November 2019, Xylem volunteers joined forces with Costa Rica Makes Me Happy (CRMMH) to help combat plastic pollution and to provide a family living in...

Sewer bypass solution delivered in France in one week

When connecting a new wastewater treatment plant in France to the sewer, a temporary bypass solution was needed for the old treatment plant. Xylem delivered a...