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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 …

Xylem launches new dry-pit pump testing facility in Sweden

26-04-2019
Xylem

Xylem has unveiled a new dry test pit for large-capacity pumps at its global manufacturing plant in Emmaboda, Sweden. The new facility will enable testing of wastewater pumps up to 20,000 pounds (lbs) in horizontal and vertical configurations in a dry environment. Customers can receive in-depth and exact performance data for their intended …

Xylem helps prevent sewer overflows with smarter engineering

26-03-2019
Xylem

During a heavy storm, many cities cannot handle the large flow of stormwater entering their wastewater systems. This leads to untreated wastewater being released into local waterways, causing pollution and illnesses. A combined sewer system collects sewage and stormwater runoff in the same pipes and tunnels. When the weather is dry, local water …

Manchester City Stars Sergio Agüero, David Silva and Ilkay Gündoğan Kick Off Xylem's 'Closer Than You Think' Campaign to Highlight Global Water Challenges

02-03-2019
Xylem

Premier League Champions, Manchester City and Xylem have teamed up to launch the ‘Closer Than You Think’ campaign to drive awareness of urgent water challenges among millions of football fans around the world. The latest UN data estimates that 3.6 billion people – almost half the global population – currently live in areas …

Editor’s pickXylem’s monitoring technology helps protect the Nile from pollution

03-01-2019
xylem, nile, egypt

A water-monitoring program on the Nile is collecting valuable data to help the government study and protect the river from pollution. Every 30 minutes, 20 monitoring stations equipped with Xylem’s YSI sondes send water data directly to the environmental ministry.  The Nile supplies 95 per cent of Egypt’s water, irrigating the …

Editor’s pickDewatering

20-09-2018
Xylem, Godwin, David Flinton, Dewatering, Asia, Technology

David Flinton, Senior Vice President & President of Xylem’s dewatering business The huge rescue of the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand was one of the news stories this year, capturing global attention — with many countries across the globe providing help. Among those involved …