• 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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  • Keeping water flowing at holiday parks

    Pumping solution cuts energy and cleaning costs by more than 70%.

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  • Steps to cybersecurity success

    Cybersecurity tips for utilities from Xylem Product Security Leader Senad Pašalić.

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  • Yorkshire Water eradicates pump blockages

    Intelligent pumping system at 150 stations decreased reactive callouts by 51%.

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  • Cyber defense for small utilities

    Expert advice on common vulnerabilities, current trends and how to prepare.

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  • Innovative solution supports mussel restoration

    Tribal community research project aims to restore freshwater mussels as a “First Food.”

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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...

Xylem’s dewatering expertise helps save Thailand soccer team

The successful rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand was aided by Xylem’s dewatering expertise in challenging...

Xylem sewer bypass significantly reduces overall project cost

When a North Carolina utility needed to replace an aging force main sewer line, Xylem helped develop a sewer bypass solution. The use of Godwin electric pumps...