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Xylem Volunteers Participate in EarthEcho’s Water Challenge on World Water Monitoring Day

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Last fall, Xylem Watermark volunteers from Yellow Springs, Ohio spent World Water Monitoring Day with EarthEcho at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, participating in water education activities for more than 100 students from surrounding schools. Volunteers joined EarthEcho co-founder and President Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Expanding the Vision for Funding Water Projects

Refining the national approach to funding water infrastructure projects
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, spoke to the North Carolina State Water Infrastructure Authority, the independent body with primary responsibility for awarding both federal and state funding, on the topic of One Water and its relationship to infrastructure funding on December 13, 2017. In this post, he shares his perspective on how communities can make the best use of limited water infrastructure funding. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 35,800 Hours in 2017

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, logged more than 35,800 volunteer hours in 2017, participating in activities aimed at providing and protecting safe water resources in communities and educating people about water issues.

Oil Spill Response Planning: Looking Forward to 2018

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In 2018, changes will come regarding federal regulations that require railroads to write oil spill response plans (OSRPs) when they are transporting crude oil or other flammable materials.

Antea Group blogs about what you can do to prepare for these regulatory changes.

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Keep America Beautiful Announces Winners of “How Will You…End Littering?” Video Contest

Two High School Students Receive National Award in Video Contest Focusing on Litter Prevention
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, announced the national Grand Prize Winners of its “How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest, which was open to high school students from grades 9-12.

LIXIL Takes the Lead in Affordable and Clean Toilets for Developing Nations

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LIXIL Group Corp. has been offering affordable and clean toilets to help enhance sanitation in developing nations.

The major toilet and housing equipment manufacturer has put in place 1.2 million units of the “safe toilet,” known as SATO, in developing countries through donations by citizens’ groups and foundations as well as LIXIL's direct sales.

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Ecocentricity Blog: So What Epoch Is It Again?

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

Dive Into the World of Sustainability Reporting With GRI's January Newsletter

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GRI has been busy hailing in the new year with new tools and information to improve your sustainability reporting. In this January issue, you can read about the launch of the Disclosure Review Service, and a paper with a more practical view of how reporting efforts can help combat poverty.

Video on Floating Desalination Plant Wins Xylem Water Prize

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A team of students from India recently won the Xylem Water Prize for their video on how to solve water. The competition was part of the International Junior Science Olympiad, which this year had the theme “Water and Sustainability”.

The 14th annual International Junior Science Olympiad 2017 was held in the Netherlands in December 2017. Students aged 15 and under from 50 countries competed with one another in physics, biology and chemistry.

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