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Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that its YSI brand NiCaVis® 700 Series IQ Sensor has been selected by Pollution Engineering magazine as an Editor’s Choice Award winner for 2013. The NiCaVis Sensor, used with the IQ SensorNet monitoring system claimed the top spot in the waste category of products. “Our primary goal at Xylem is to develop cutting edge, innovative products that address industry challenges and solve our customers’ water problems,” said Chris McIntire, senior vice president and president of Xylem Analytics. “To be recognized by an industry-leading publication when measured against so many great products from our peers makes this honor even more meaningful.” The NiCaVis sensor is used for measuring and controlling municipal wastewater processes. It can be placed at the influent, biological tank and/or effluent of a wastewater treatment plant to allow for accurate, real-time process monitoring and control. To learn more about YSI, please visit www.ysi.com. To learn more about the complete range of analytics products from Xylem, please visit www.xylemanalytics.com. About Xylem Analytics Xylem’s analytics businesses are leading manufacturers of premium field, portable, laboratory and online analytical instruments used in water and wastewater, environmental, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and life science applications. The company’s meters, sensors, analyzers and related consumables are used every day by thousands of end-users worldwide to analyze and control quality in countless industrial applications where precise measurement is required. Xylem’s analytics business has been created over the past three years with a series of acquisitions, including OI Analytical, YSI and MJK Automation, which have been added to the core businesses of WTW, SI Analytics, Aanderaa Data Instruments (AADI), Global Water Instrumentation, ebro and Bellingham & Stanley. www.xylemanalytics.com. 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 White Plains, N.Y., with 2012 revenues of $3.8 billion and approximately 12,900 employees worldwide. In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.