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Xylem Executives to Collaborate with Industry Leaders to Address Global Water Challenges and Work Toward a Secure Water Future at Singapore International Water Week 2016


July 9, 2016
By Business Wire News

RYE BROOK, N.Y.

Executives from Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues will participate in key industry meetings and panel discussions on water management and innovative technology at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2016. The five-day event will take place from July 10 – 15, in conjunction with the World Cities Summit (WCS) and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS).

With water at the center of the global climate change and growth agendas, SIWW is the premier global water platform for industry leaders to collaborate on comprehensive water solutions. The meeting draws stakeholders from around the world to discuss trends, share business opportunities and showcase new water technologies. 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 Greater Asia.

This year, Xylem President and CEO Patrick Decker will participate in the opening session at 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, “Beyond Business-as-Usual: Enhancing Collaboration for Resilient and Sustainable Urban Water Management,” which takes place on Sunday July 10 from 2:30 p.m. – 4.45 p.m., will explore how business and industry leaders can work together more effectively and overcome water challenges faced by cities worldwide.

On Tuesday July 12 from 2:00 p.m. – 5.30 p.m., Xylem Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Jay Iyengar will moderate a Smart Water Forum that will examine technologies that define “smart water technologies.” The session will feature case studies that showcase technologies that drive greater efficiency in water resource management.

In addition, on July 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Xylem Regional Marketing Director in Greater Asia, Robin Wong, will co-chair a session on ‘AOP & Disinfection,’ under the Water Convention theme of ‘Delivering Water from Source to Tap.’

Xylem has five representatives participating in the Young Water Leaders Summit and the Company has seven academic papers that will be presented on July 13:

Oral Presentations

  • Oxidation Processes: Production Of Biostable And Taste & Odor Free Drinking Water- A Multibarrier Concept Pilot Testing. (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)
  • A Novel Approach To Define Sustainability of Non-potable Water Reuse Treatment Train. (2:00 – 3:30 p.m.)

Poster Presentations

  • Full Scale UV Advanced Oxidation Process with Sodium Hypochlorite for Potable Reuse Treatment
  • Korea’s First Full Scale UV AOP System Put to the Test Development of a Novel Control Philosophy
  • Reagent-free Optical Measurement of COD, Nitrate And Nitrite in the lab
  • Energy Efficient Closed Vessel UV Systems at the Second Changi Water Reclamation Plant
  • Life Cycle Costs (LCC) for Wastewater Pumping Systems

Xylem’s exhibition space at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center, will feature selected technology from the Company’s portfolio of products and services showcasing Xylem’s innovative capabilities. In addition information on Xylem’s work to help provide water to local communities in need through the Company’s corporate citizenship and social investment program, Xylem Watermark will be on display.

For more information on SIWW 2016, visit http://www.siww.com.sg.

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, New York, with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion and more than 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 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.

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, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

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