Xylem introduces three new water treatment solutions at WEFTEC

Oct. 11, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — Xylem has engineered a new water filtration technology to replace support gravel in the wastewater market.

NEW ORLEANS — Xylem Inc. (USA), a leading global water technology company, recently attended the WEFTEC exhibition in New Orleans where they launched three new water treatment solutions into the North American market, according to a press release.

Ron Port, head of Xylem’s Treatment Business said, “Energy efficiency is a key concern for customers as they seek to reduce costs and maximize the effectiveness of their operations. Our new, innovative solutions respond to our clients’ needs for optimal energy and cost efficiency, without compromising on performance and are designed to make our customers’ jobs as easy as possible. They are simple to install, require a limited amount of space and thanks to Xylem’s reliability, require minimal operating and maintenance costs.”

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One of the new solutions Xylem has launched is their open channel ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system called WEDECO Duron.This has been designed to offer clean, safe treated wastewater that will minimize energy consumption, noted the release.

Xylem has also launched the Sanitaire BioLoop oxidation ditch, for biological wastewater treatment. This is a complete solution which will cut energy demands and costs by up to 50 percent.

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Xylem has also engineered a new water filtration technology to replace support gravel in the wastewater market, making it the only media retainer available for wastewater. The unique, new Leopold I.M.S 1000 media retainer allows wastewater treatment plants to consistently deliver higher quality effluent than with support gravel due to increased media depth and available driving head, stated the release.

Read the entire press release here.

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