Xylem Recycling Rain for Product Test Tanks

Jul 19, 2016 9:00 AM ET


Xylem pump manufacturing plants around the world submerge their products in water-filled tanks to test their performance. Increasingly, a number of these sites are collecting rainwater to fill the tanks and lower their water consumption. In 2015, two Xylem sites in South America installed systems to collect and reuse rainwater for their test tanks, joining other sites in Canada and the Philippines that are already following this water conservation practice.

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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, New York with 2015 revenues of $3.7 billion and approximately 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America, for the last four years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide, and the Company has satisfied the requirements to be a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series each year since 2013. For more information, please visit www.xylem.com.