• Construction site removes PFAS from water

    Mobile filtration solution treats water at site to non-detect levels.

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  • The Amazon’s legendary Boiling River

    A researcher explores the mysteries of the river and helps make it a conservation priority.

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  • Ultrapure water for semiconductor facility

    Silanna Semiconductor produces Type E-1 ultrapure water with Xylem solution.

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  • Tackling water challenges in Southeast Asia

    How digital solutions can help solve the region’s water challenges.

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  • Transitioning to a water-secure world

    Xylem CEO Matthew Pine on empowering communities to build a more water-secure world.

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  • Water, hydrogen and the energy revolution

    Xylem experts explore the role of water in hydrogen production and sustainable strategies.

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  • Harnessing the power of allyship

    How Xylem is promoting an inclusive workplace through allyship and skills building.

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