News | December 4, 2014

Xylem Wins 2014 Water Reuse Equipment Manufacturer Of The Year

Source: Leopold -- A Xylem Brand
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Award Granted by the WateReuse Association for Advanced Treatment

Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, was awarded the 2014 WateReuse Equipment Manufacturer of the Year by the WateReuse Association at their 29th Annual Symposium in Dallas, Texas.

Xylem was awarded for its leading-edge work to optimize advanced water treatment processes for potable reuse, including projects in Florida and California. Xylem has invested in a fleet of advanced treatment pilot equipment to demonstrate solutions for water reuse that are both safe and sustainable. Xylem partners with utilities, engineers, and leading organizations like the WateReuse Research Foundation to implement the safest solutions for reuse. A few of Xylem’s advanced reuse technologies include Leopold’s Oxelia ozone-enhanced biologically-active filtration process (O3-BAF), WEDECO’s MiPRO advanced oxidation processes (AOP), and WEDECO’s Ultraviolet (UV) and Ozone disinfection solutions. These technologies are designed to provide the highest level of treatment to ensure protection of human health and the environment by meeting the most stringent regulations. Xylem’s pilot equipment and treatability testing services are essential tools for the design and development of the full-scale projects that communities around the world need to become more resilient to water scarcity.

Xylem is also an equipment provider for the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center, Northern California’s largest water recycling facility, which won the 2014 WateReuse Project of the Year. Xylem’s WEDECO UV reactors provide the final disinfection step before highly purified water is sent throughout Silicon Valley to support some of the world’s most innovative companies.

In addition to WEDECO UV, ozone, and AOP products and Leopold media filtration, Xylem’s other core technologies include Sanitaire aeration and biological treatment, Flygt pumps and mixers, and YSI analytics. Xylem has the most extensive product portfolio to solve the world’s most challenging water issues.

Xylem’s growing water reuse business is dedicated to help make water-scarce communities around the world more resilient to climate change, urbanization, and emerging water quality issues. Xylem’s advanced treatment technologies are proving that wastewater can be efficiently purified to beyond bottled water quality to provide a new source of safe water. The WateReuse Association Annual Symposium is the industry’s largest venue to present and discuss emerging technologies, policies, and opportunities in the fast-growing water reuse sector.

About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more

than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2013 annual revenues of $3.8B and 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, visit www.xyleminc.com.

SOURCE: Leopold -- A Xylem Brand