Water Utilities Set the Pace in Race to Reduce Carbon Emissions

More than 80 water and wastewater utilities worldwide have set net-zero and climate-neutrality targets. These utilities are leading the decarbonization of the water sector with strategies that optimize operations while cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A new paper from global water technology company Xylem, Net Zero: The Race We All Win, shows how water managers are reducing their emissions and making infrastructure more resilient to climate change. “We have an opportunity to help the water sector be the fastest to reduce its carbon emission footprint. Utilities, already on the frontlines…

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Manchester City And Xylem Call On Football Fans To Vote For Young Water Heroes Tackling Global Water Issues

Manchester City Football Club’s global community program, Cityzens Giving, and global water technology leader, Xylem are calling on football fans to vote for their top project as the Water Heroes Academy returns for a second year. From November 22 to December 5, fans from around the world can vote for one of five new football and water projects from young leaders working to tackle global water issues in Buenos Aires, Cape Coast, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, and Mexico City. Young leaders involved in this year’s program are using the power of…

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Hackers Tackle Water Crisis at Europe’s Biggest Hackathon

Global water technology company, Xylem, has awarded a team of hackathon participants who developed an innovative app to promote sustainable water consumption. Team WatApp won HackZurich 2022’s Xylem Water Challenge with their social gaming app that helps people make smart water choices in their everyday lives, build long-term water-saving habits, and share their results with friends. Having sponsored the event for the last two years, Xylem continues to challenge teams to solve global water issues with a unique, digital approach. This year, Xylem asked hackathon participants to develop a multi-faceted…

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Canadian Annabelle M. Rayson wins Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2022

Annabelle M. Rayson from Canada receives the prestigious 2022 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for her research on how to treat and prevent harmful algae blooms. HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden announced the winner during a ceremony at World Water Week in Stockholm. Harmful algae blooms plague aquatic ecosystems around the world. They impact water quality and ecosystem diversity, cause dead zones, and cost the fishing and tourism industries millions of dollars. Rayson’s father, a commercial fisherman, could no longer fish in certain areas due to harmful algae blooms, so…

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Manchester City FC, Xylem Extend Multi-Year Global Partnership to Tackle Water Challenges

Premier League Champions Manchester City have announced the renewal of its multi-year global partnership with water technology leader, Xylem. The renewed partnership includes the Manchester City men’s and women’s teams, and MLS Champions New York City FC and Mumbai City, who are part of City Football Group (CFG). Through the partnership to date, the clubs and Xylem have already reached more than 1 billion people through water awareness, education and volunteerism initiatives that advance their shared mission to create a more sustainable world. In this next phase, the partnership aims…

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