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

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”

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


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


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


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


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 …