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Making Waves | Water News From Xylem

Making Waves is a digital news site from Xylem. Although the site was launched in 2012, its history as a print magazine dates back to the 1960s.

Over the years, Xylem’s solutions have expanded to cover a wide range of technologies and industries. The company’s products and services can move, treat, analyze and monitor water, and return it safely to the environment.

Our goal is still the same: to help you solve your water challenges by sharing stories about new products, best practices and customer solutions.

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Yacht Converted into Mobile Science Lab with Xylem Solution
Up to 15 percent of the world’s cargo traffic is handled in the Baltic Sea, making it one of the busiest areas for ship traffic in the world. As part of an EU project, a yacht has been modified with Xylem water-monitoring technology to research the environmental impact of shipping in the region. Today the Baltic Sea is heavily trafficked by a variety of ships, including ferries, cruise...
Feb 6, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Video on Floating Desalination Plant Wins Xylem Water Prize
A team of students from India recently won the Xylem Water Prize for their video on how to solve water. The competition was part of the International Junior Science Olympiad, which this year had the theme “Water and Sustainability”. The 14th annual International Junior Science Olympiad 2017 was held in the Netherlands in...
Jan 9, 2018 11:30 AM ET
Xylem Employees Volunteer to Improve Water Resources
During Xylem’s Month of Service in October, employees volunteered for water-related activities in their communities, including cleaning up water sources and rebuilding homes in Houston. Xylem has set a goal for employees to volunteer 35,000 hours during 2017. We spoke with Michael Fields, Director of Xylem Watermark, to learn more. What is Xylem’s Month of Service?...
Dec 6, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Xylem Installs First UV Cryptosporidium Barrier in Florida
A water treatment plant in Florida will soon be the first in the state to use a UV cryptosporidium barrier. Xylem will supply its advanced Wedeco LBX Series UV disinfection system to protect against cryptosporidium in West Palm Beach. Cryptosporidium is the leading cause of waterborne disease outbreaks in the US, impacting almost 750,000 people each year with potentially severe symptoms...
Oct 19, 2017 10:45 AM ET
Award-Winning Invention Could Change Drinking Water Treatment
You wouldn’t think that the graphite inside a pencil could lead to an invention that detects and removes harmful bacteria from water. But that is exactly what the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners have done. Learn how their fast-acting system could change how water is tested and treated. Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang have known each other since preschool. Now 17 years old, they...
Oct 12, 2017 9:30 AM ET