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Xylem Awarded for Innovation at WEFTEC

Xylem Awarded for Innovation at WEFTEC
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Xylem Awarded for Innovation at WEFTEC

Flygt Solution Recognized for Excellence in Operations and Design

Global water technology leader, Xylem, awarded for its innovative Flygt 4200 Compact Adaptive Mixers series

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Global water technology leader, Xylem (NYSE: XYL), has been recognized for excellence in operations and design by the Water Environment Federation, at the organization’s largest annual gathering, WEFTEC, in Chicago. Xylem received the 2023 Innovative Technology Award for its Flygt 4200 Compact Adaptive Mixers series.

Wastewater treatment facilities that install and run Flygt Adaptive Mixers can save up to 50% on energy costs compared to facilities using conventional mixers. The complete control and automation of the mixing process also allows plant operators to easily adapt to changing process demands with the push of a button.

Xylem will be honored at WEFTEC on Tuesday, October 3, during the Awards and Presidential Celebration Blue Carpet Reception and Ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. CT.

New Product Innovation

Xylem experts will showcase innovative solutions at WEFTEC, designed to help utilities and industrial users build resilience in their infrastructure, optimize operations, and meet regulatory requirements, including;

  • Multismart powered by Nexicon™ is a modular controller platform that can scale with features and performance, designed to optimize pump stations. Users can identify trends, manage alarms and run diagnostics from a web interface for efficient wastewater pumping. Industry experts will host a presentation on how utilities can use this technology to optimize operations on Monday, October 2 at 10:10 a.m. CT on Xylem’s stage #1408
  • Sanitaire Taron™ Activated Sludge Filter is a compact solution for wastewater treatment plants needing to increase biological treatment capacity and meet more stringent effluent targets. Utilities can learn how this activated sludge filter provides reliable solids removal and flexible process configuration on Monday, October 2 at 10:35 a.m. CT (#1408)
  • The Rivo™ system serves as a common analyzer and control platform, seamlessly integrating a wide range of water treatment processes. Operators can remotely manage treatment systems across multiple facilities and break down siloed operations. Municipal and industrial customers can gain further insight on Monday, October 2 at 3:40 p.m. CT, followed by an in-booth reception (#1408)

See the entire presentation schedule here and stop by Xylem’s products booth #1605 to learn how innovative solutions can help utilities and industrial users of water improve water/wastewater treatment, management, conservation, and reuse.

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to solving the world’s critical water, wastewater, and water-related challenges through technology, innovation, and expertise. Our more than 22,000 diverse employees delivered combined pro forma revenue of $7.3 billion in 2022. We are creating a more sustainable world by enabling our customers to optimize water and resource management and helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure. Join us in the effort at www.xylem.com and Let’s Solve Water.

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Contacts

Kim Genardo
+1 (919) 417-2760
Kim.genardo@xylem.com

SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

  1. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

    • Target 7.2: Increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix
      • Indicator: Percentage of energy generated from renewable sources
  2. SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

    • Target 9.4: Upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable
      • Indicator: Investment in research and development (R&D) as a proportion of GDP
  3. SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

    • Target 12.4: By 2020, achieve environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle
      • Indicator: Hazardous waste generated per capita

Table: SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

SDGs Targets Indicators
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy Target 7.2: Increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix Percentage of energy generated from renewable sources
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Target 9.4: Upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable Investment in research and development (R&D) as a proportion of GDP
SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production Target 12.4: By 2020, achieve environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle Hazardous waste generated per capita

Analysis

1. Which SDGs are addressed or connected to the issues highlighted in the article?

The issues highlighted in the article are connected to SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure), and SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production).

2. What specific targets under those SDGs can be identified based on the article’s content?

Based on the article’s content, the specific targets identified are:

  • Target 7.2: Increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix
  • Target 9.4: Upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable
  • Target 12.4: By 2020, achieve environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle

3. Are there any indicators mentioned or implied in the article that can be used to measure progress towards the identified targets?

Yes, there are indicators mentioned or implied in the article that can be used to measure progress towards the identified targets:

  • Percentage of energy generated from renewable sources (Indicator for Target 7.2)
  • Investment in research and development (R&D) as a proportion of GDP (Indicator for Target 9.4)
  • Hazardous waste generated per capita (Indicator for Target 12.4)

The article mentions that wastewater treatment facilities using Flygt Adaptive Mixers can save up to 50% on energy costs compared to facilities using conventional mixers, indicating progress towards increasing the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix (Target 7.2).

The article also highlights Xylem’s innovative solutions designed to help utilities and industrial users build resilience in their infrastructure, optimize operations, and meet regulatory requirements, which aligns with the target of upgrading infrastructure and retrofitting industries to make them sustainable (Target 9.4).

Furthermore, the article mentions the Sanitaire Taron™ Activated Sludge Filter as a compact solution for wastewater treatment plants needing to increase biological treatment capacity and meet more stringent effluent targets, indicating progress towards achieving environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle (Target 12.4).

Behold! This splendid article springs forth from the wellspring of knowledge, shaped by a wondrous proprietary AI technology that delved into a vast ocean of data, illuminating the path towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Remember that all rights are reserved by SDG Investors LLC, empowering us to champion progress together.

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