XylemKnowsH2o

XylemKnowsH2o is the social media component of Xylem – Applied Water Systems. We are here to discuss the world’s water issues. With innovative systems in almost every area of water handling, control, treatment and distribution, Xylem is deeply involved in the cycle of water.

We are focused on producing highly efficient products and systems that use less energy and provide environmental benefits to users and the communities in which they operate. Come, join the conversation – Let’s Solve Water…

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How to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, it left homes and businesses up and down the coast flooded and without power. Now that the storm has passed, millions of people will be left to clean up the devastation it left behind for weeks and months to come. There are several ways you can help people

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Taking the Technology Plunge

Many of us watched in awe recently as Felix Baumgartner jumped 24 miles above the earth to become the first human to break the sound barrier. Exceeding speeds of over 800 miles per hour, it obviously took a man on a mission and plenty of courage to take that plunge. However, what some people may

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“Coaching Them Up”

For those of us who are sports fans or may have played a sport at one time in our lives, we’re familiar with the term, “coach them up.”  In sports vernacular this speaks to the process of working closely with the athletes to teach them new plays and practice existing ones until they’ve perfected them.

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The good times are rolling again in New Orleans

We all remember the devastation Hurricane Katrina brought to New Orleans in 2005.  It was one of the deadliest and most destructive natural disasters in the history of the United States with millions of gallons of water flooding the city. In addition to playing havoc with the city’s potable water supply, it also devastated the

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HVACR professionals focused on technology at 2012 AHR Expo Mexico

The Xylem team traveled to Monterrey, Mexico for the 2012 AHR Expo Mexico to introduce HVACR professionals from around the region to many of their products and system solutions. The improving economic outlook and new technology attracted more than 10,000 attendees into the exhibits to see all the latest products and innovations on display during the 10th Anniversary

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The “World Water Monitoring Challenge” Is On!

Every day many of us wake up and take a shower, brush our teeth and drink a cup of coffee. If it’s the weekend or vacation-time, we may even get to enjoy a dip in the lake or a relaxing day on a boat. But at any point during those activities do you wonder where

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High Efficiency Hydronic Circulators: A Quantum Leap in Performance

Many industry experts consider ECM-based circulators one of the major advancements in hydronics technology over the last two decades. And with good reason as the advanced technology provides much greater efficiency for heating and cooling systems. The reason I bring this up is that last week with help and coordination from one of our media

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World Water Week focused on security and solutions

Last week, thousands of experts, practitioners, decision-makers and business innovators from around the world joined forces at World Water Weekin Stockholm, Sweden. The participants gathered at this annual conference to exchange views and best practices across their respective scientific, business, policy and civic communities. Started in 1991, World Water Week is organized by the Stockholm International

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Keeping yourself out of the line of fire: Hazard awareness in the workplace

Guest Blog: Greg Mimms, Global Director – EHS and Security at Xylem Inc. Greg has over 20 years of experience managing environmental, health and safety programs for various companies such as Ameritech, Motorola, General Electric, Ingersoll Rand and now Xylem, Inc.   At Xylem, Inc.  he is responsible for the development and implementation of the EHS vision

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Surviving the Drought with Sustainable Irrigation Solutions

Did you know that the agricultural industry uses 70% of the world’s water resources? Millions of agriculturalists and producers require enormous amounts of freshwater for the irrigation of crops, washing stations and delivering drinking water to livestock. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the summer’s drought in America has severely impacted the nation’s soil

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