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Xylem Volunteers Guide Students Through EarthEcho Water Challenge

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In February, EarthEcho International, along with partner Love A Sea Turtle of Greenville, North Carolina, hosted a training for volunteers from Xylem’s Morrisville location. Nine Xylem employees worked with over 100 students, guiding them through the EarthEcho Water Challenge and helping them to learn about the local aquatic ecosystem. In addition, students were able to interact with the new STEAM Lab that Love A Sea Turtle and the City of Greenville opened at River Park North.

Xylem Volunteers Build Homes in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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Last year, Hurricane Harvey caused widespread devastation, forcing thousands of people out of damaged homes in Texas. In December, 25 Xylem employees volunteered with Houston Habitat for Humanity, rebuilding homes that had suffered from flooding and water damage in the wake of the hurricane. Between December and the end of April 2018, Xylem will have sent more than 100 volunteers to work with Houston Habitat for Humanity.

Xylem Watermark Sponsors AquaTower Builds for Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24

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Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization that addresses global water poverty by delivering clean water access and hygiene education programs, will deploy 24 community-based AquaTowers in 24 hours during Project 24 on March 22 — World Water Day.

Xylem Watermark Sponsors EarthEcho Water Challenge Events on World Water Day

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In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 and Earth Day on April 22, Xylem will host the second annual Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, a month-long event that encourages employees to engage in efforts to solve global and local water and environmental issues.

Xylem Employees Visit India with Nonprofit Partner Water For People

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This past November, a group of Xylem employees traveled to the North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas districts in India with one of Xylem’s global nonprofit partners, Water For People. The trip included visits to community water points and community toilets, piped water supply projects, and primary and high schools to learn about functionality issues around operation and maintenance of the safe water and sanitation resources from local community members and officials.  

Xylem Employees Honored for Volunteer Efforts

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Two Xylem employees were honored by the Forest Reserve District of Will County with the Appreciation of Partners Award for the volunteer contributions of employees from Xylem's Mokena office on behalf of Xylem Watermark in 2017. Volunteer activities included clean-up efforts at the Forest Preserve’s Monee Reservoir and Rock Run Rookery Preserve in Will County, Illinois.

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Xylem Volunteers Collaborate to Protect Water Environments of South Florida

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Last October, five Xylem volunteers from Chile, Germany, Sweden and the United States spent five days exploring the water environments of South Florida and collaborating with groups working to protect these unique environments. Activities were conducted in partnership with EarthEcho International, one of Xylems’ global nonprofit partners, and led by EarthEcho’s co-founder and President, Philippe Cousteau Jr.

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.

Aramark Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities

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Aramark has been named a Top 50 employer for their diversity and inclusion efforts for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine for the fourth year in a row.

Xylem Hungary Hosts Watermark Family Day

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The Xylem team in Cegled, Hungary held a Watermark Family Day and Music for Water Event as part of this year's Global Month of Service. Xylem employees had the opportunity to educate more than 400 participants at the event about water-related issues. The program’s activities included a factory tour, health prevention, water-related games, medical checks, and a “Music for Water” concert by “The Blue Wave – A Xylem Band." The concert helped raise funds to provide clean, safe water for people in need and highlighted the team's passion for and knowledge of water.

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