Xylem Releases White Paper On Water Scarcity At WATEC Israel

Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, will participate in WATEC Israel (Water and Technology and Environment Control Exhibition and Conference) from October 22 – 24 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Colin Sabol, senior vice president and chief strategy and growth officer, will deliver remarks at the meeting’s opening session entitled Water Efficiency – The Key to Sustainability. Additionally, Xylem will release the second in a series of white papers entitled Water and Urban Resilience: Solutions for a Water-Scarce Future, outlining the critical role private sector companies like Xylem can play in building resilience through innovation in technology and business models. The white paper will be available at www.xyleminc.com following the start of the meeting.

“Of the many challenges facing cities around the world, water scarcity is one of the most pervasive and difficult,” said Mr. Sabol. “Investments in resilient water infrastructure – including water reuse, sustainable development of new water sources, and water resource optimization – can help cities to meet their growing needs and reduce their vulnerability to drought. At Xylem, we are committed to applying our distinctive water technologies, proven application expertise, and innovative thinking to create solutions for a water-scarce future.”

This year’s WATEC conference, which brings together international business executives, political decision makers and leading researchers will attract almost 30,000 visitors from 104 countries. The meeting is a showcase for the most advanced technologies from around the world. Xylem will participate in this event to share experience and expertise on how the water industry can help cities develop solutions that will enhance urban resilience and efficiency.

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. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years 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 www.xyleminc.com.

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