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Xylem Installs First UV Cryptosporidium Barrier in Florida

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A water treatment plant in Florida will soon be the first in the state to use a UV cryptosporidium barrier. Xylem will supply its advanced Wedeco LBX Series UV disinfection system to protect against cryptosporidium in West Palm Beach.

Award-Winning Invention Could Change Drinking Water Treatment

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You wouldn’t think that the graphite inside a pencil could lead to an invention that detects and removes harmful bacteria from water. But that is exactly what the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners have done. Learn how their fast-acting system could change how water is tested and treated.

Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang have known each other since preschool. Now 17 years old, they recently won the Stockholm Junior Water Prize for a system that uses biosensors to detect individual colonies of four of the most common pathogenic bacteria found in water.

Xylem’s Storm Solutions for Communities Around the World

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As a leading global water technology company, Xylem has used its expertise to help communities recover from hurricanes, record rainfall and flooding. Xylem also provides solutions for pumping stations, storm water systems and emergency contingency plans that help utilities and businesses prepare for the worst. Read about some of our recent projects in the US, Asia, South America and Europe.

Delivering an emergency bypass after record rainfall in Memphis

4 Innovative Projects from Stockholm Junior Water Prize Finalists

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The Stockholm Junior Water Prize brings together young innovators from around the world who have created new solutions to growing water challenges. This year, a record 33 countries have participated, presenting new solutions for water treatment, agriculture and water reuse.

Is Your Water Utility Prepared for Climate Change?

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With extreme weather events, from flooding to droughts, some water utilities are already facing the effects of climate change. Yet many utilities are unprepared for how climate change could affect their water resources and water management. As a leading water technology provider, Xylem can help utilities increase resiliency in their operations.

Why It’s Time to Rebuild America’s Water Infrastructure

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If America’s water infrastructure was a carton of milk in your fridge, you would have thrown it away a long time ago. If it was a student, it would be getting barely passing grades. So what’s gone wrong? Impeller spoke with Joe Vesey, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Xylem, to learn about the problem and how it can be fixed.

“A lot of America’s water infrastructure was constructed over 100 years ago,” Vesey says. “Installations peaked between 1925 to 1940. Most of that infrastructure has a useful life of 50 to 75 years, so on average we are well past that.”

Florida County Successfully Tests Direct Potable Reuse

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In 2016, Hillsborough County Public Utilities started the first pilot project in Florida for direct potable reuse. The reclaimed water that is produced meets all drinking water standards, and was even used in a competition for craft beer brewing.

Hillsborough County already has the largest retail reclaimed water program in the US, with more than 22,000 accounts. In 2009, the county produced about 34 million gallons per day on average, with over 22 million gallons being distributed to customers. The rest was discharged into surface waters.

Xylem’s Ozone Treatment Provides Cleaner Water in Vietnam

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The Vietnamese government has ambitious goals for providing cleaner drinking water to its citizens. With Xylem’s ozone treatment technology now installed at a plant in Ho Chi Minh City, 1.5 million people have access to cleaner water. Learn more about how the new ozone system works.

Goals: safe drinking water and better treatment

The Future of the Digital Water Utility

Interview with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development
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New technology and huge amounts of data are changing how water utilities operate. Impeller spoke with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development at Xylem’s Sensus business, to learn how utilities are adapting and what opportunities lie ahead.

Sensus provides smart solutions for cities and utilities, including metering, billing, data hosting and communications networks. Walsby recently led a roundtable discussion at the American Water Summit on the theme of the digital utility.

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New technology and huge amounts of data are changing how water utilities operate. Impeller spoke with Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development at Xylem’s Sensus business, to learn how utilities are adapting and what opportunities lie ahead.

Sensus provides smart solutions for cities and utilities, including metering, billing, data hosting and communications networks. Walsby recently led a roundtable discussion at the American Water Summit on the theme of the digital utility.

Xylem Rental Pumps Provide Fast Solution for Dewatering

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A large construction project in Mainz, Germany, recently used Xylem rental pumps for a drainage solution. The pumps were quickly delivered and provided reliable service.

A new apartment complex in Lerchenberg, a district of Mainz, provides 111 apartments in six buildings. The apartments focus on accessibility, with no doorway barriers and twelve apartments especially designed for wheelchairs.

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