Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues is a principal sponsor and participant at the 2012 International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in Busan, Korea this week.
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is a high-profile event that attracts 5,000 water professionals, companies and institutions from around the world. It is a biennial event organized around key themes including: water basis management and measurement, integrated urban water systems, managing utilities and their assets, water treatment technologies, wastewater treatment and reuse, water and health, water resources supply and sustainability, climate and energy.
In additional to sharing technical expertise through a number of panel presentations, Xylem is also a sponsor of the Young Water Professionals (YWP) program, where Xylem professionals are participating in a series of YWP Career Forums focused on engineering, communications and marketing, as well as supply chain, operations and manufacturing. They will share personal career experiences and provide guidance on how to grow and progress within the sector.
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. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide. In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.
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