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Xylem establishes largest rental hub in Europe

15-10-2019
Xylem

Xylem is now offering on-demand assistance, including expert support and on-site installation at five locations around Germany to deal with water challenges such as drought and disaster control in the event of flooding. The company says it is Europe’s largest rental fleet and has more than 10,000 pumps which can be delivered at short …

Xylem ‘Solving Water’ podcast spotlights trends

09-10-2019
Xylem, podcast

With global concerns of water scarcity, lack of clean water access and efficient use of water in business and industry, a new Xylem podcast called “Solving Water” is a resource for water professionals to learn more about these vital issues. “Solving Water: A Xylem Podcast” wades into the trending topics, technology and …

Xylem’s Flygt pump helps wash 250,000 tons of tomatoes a year

04-10-2019
Xylem, pumps

The Italian tomato processing company Rodolfi has been in operation for 120 years, picking and preserving tomatoes from local fields. Today the company processes 250,000 tons of tomatoes per year, but sand in the water was causing too much wear on their pumps. The company switched to Xylem’s Flygt 3171 pump with Hard Iron™, and after …

Xylem and Planet Water Foundation extend impact

30-08-2019
Xylem, water treatment, wastewater treatment

Global water technology company, Xylem and Planet Water Foundation, a non-profit organisation addressing global water poverty, have announced plans to expand their partnership to provide safe drinking water to rural communities and those most in need. The announcement came during World Water Week with Planet Water Foundation set to integrate …

Flygt pump operates for 34 maintenance-free years at Lebanon beach resort

23-07-2019
Xylem, SACOM

Located on the outskirts of Beirut, the popular Holiday Beach Resort boasts a complex of 600 chalets and bungalows, swimming pools, a sandy beach and marina. At the time of its construction in 1985, 280 of its chalets were connected directly to the sewer line, while the remaining 320 were connected to a sump pit served by a single Flygt pump …

Xylem builds support for recycled water with “Reuse Brew”

28-06-2019
Xylem, water treatment, reuse

Over 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress and about 4 billion people experience severe water scarcity during at least one month of the year. As this situation intensifies, global water technology company Xylem, is working to advance the conversation on sustainable water supply strategies, including the use of recycled …

Solving stormwater challenges with better pump station designs

18-06-2019
Xylem

As severe weather events increase, cities need infrastructure that can handle stormwater beyond normal levels. Pump stations play a vital role in defending communities against stormwater, and the proper design of the pump station is critical. Farzad Ferdos, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) specialist at Xylem, explains how Xylem helps design …