Xylem executives to join global industry leaders to advance strategies for a smarter, resilient water future at Singapore International Water Week 2018

Executives from Xylem, a leading global water technology company, will participate in key panel discussions and workshops focused on accelerating innovative solutions for a smarter, more resilient water future at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), July 8-12, 2018. The company will also showcase its portfolio of advanced technologies to help address complex water management challenges, including its end-to-end platform of intelligent solutions that can dramatically enhance the productivity of operations and help utilities address the issue of water affordability. 

Xylem has been one of the founding sponsors of SIWW since 2008 and has a strong presence in Singapore, with a local office that serves as a regional headquarters to drive the Company’s growth in South East Asia. The Company works with leading businesses and municipalities regionally, including Singapore’s National Water Agency PUB.

This year, Xylem President and CEO Patrick Decker will participate in the Water Leaders Summit, the pillar event at SIWW, at which government officials, world organizations, and industry leaders convene with the common goal of addressing global water challenges through policymaking and thought leadership. The session, ‘Getting Ready for a Digital Revolution’ (Tuesday, July 10, 9:50-11.30), will explore how stakeholders within the water, automation and data management and security sectors can work together to accelerate the migration to smart water infrastructure.

Commenting, Mr Decker said, “The water industry is in the early days of a major transformation, as the urgent need to address challenges like water scarcity, flood prevention, and non-revenue water are met with an abundance of available data and new technology-enabled solutions. SIWW provides a valuable platform for industry leaders to collaborate and advance these critical solutions and explore new business models to address the needs of a growing global population.  Xylem looks forward to contributing to this dialogue and embracing new approaches to help solve the major water challenges of our time.”

At SIWW, Xylem will showcase solutions from its advanced infrastructure analytics platform, established following the completion of more than US$2 billion in acquisitions including Sensus, Visenti, Pure Technologies, EmNet, Hypack and Valor Water Analytics. Xylem’s new platform of intelligent, data-driven solutions can help utilities in Asia “solve” water by transforming how they manage their assets and delivering a demonstrated return on their investments, which ultimately enables them to provide greater value to the communities they serve.

Other highlights of Xylem’s presence at SIWW include:

Panels and Forums

On Sunday, July 8, Vice President and General Manager of Xylem’s Advanced Infrastructure Analytics Albert Cho will address a workshop entitled ‘Year 2030 – Intelligent Water Networks’ (9:00-12:00), discussing how smart water networks have the potential to transform utility operations. Xylem’s Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer Jay Iyengar will participate in the TechXchange Debate exploring how technology providers’ offerings are meeting the needs of end-users (9:30-10-15).  Ami Preis, co-founder of Xylem’s Visenti business, will address a Markets Insights panel on the challenges and opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises in different geographical markets (14:00-14:45).

On Wednesday, July 11, Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Measurement & Control Solutions business Colin Sabol will take part in a roundtable discussion as part of the Smart Water Forum: ‘Driving Data-enabled Transformation for Utilities’ (12:15-13:00).

Product Launches and Demonstrations

Xylem will present multiple solutions to help build Asia’s resilience to natural disasters like flooding and unprecedented stormwater volumes, in addition to ongoing management of water and wastewater operations. The Company will unveil a new series of Godwin FP Dri-Prime flood protection pumps, certified by insurance firm FM Global for flood protection, with optional Field Smart Technology – the first-in-industry telemetry and wireless technology that provides smart remote monitoring and control of the pump from any smartphone, tablet or desktop computer. Xylem will also present its recently launched Godwin NC150S Dri-Prime pump – the smart solution for water and the first in the new Godwin S Series that lowers total cost of ownership with service time reduced by 40 percent and emissions cut by 90 percent. In addition, the Company will host a seminar on its new Stormwater Management handbook on Tuesday, July 10.

Also, on Monday, July 9, Xylem will launch Flygt Concertor to the Asia market, the world’s first wastewater pumping system featuring integrated intelligence. The solution, launched previously in the U.S. and Europe, is significantly advancing the sustainability of the wastewater pumping sector by delivering unparalleled pumping efficiency and reliability, as well as a lower overall cost of ownership. Visitors to Xylem’s exhibition space at SIWW will have the opportunity to explore Concertor’s features through a virtual reality experience.

Water Convention Presentations

Xylem presentations on Tuesday, July 10:

  • 11:30 – ‘Study the efficacy of ultra-violet (UV) advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) to improve resilience of NEWater treatment processes’ – J. Scheideler, Global Reuse Manager for Xylem
  • 12:15 – ‘Safe and sustainable reuse in New Mexico (USA) through ozone-based AOP’ – J. Scheideler, Global Reuse Manager for Xylem
  • 16:30 – ‘Status quo of micropollutant removal in Central Europe’ – L. Dinkloh, Global Product Manager for Xylem’s Wedeco brand

Xylem will also deliver several poster presentations at SIWW on topics including smart water networks, treatment processes and water reuse, and wastewater management.