Hometown H2O program gifts East Texas family with clean, running water

XYLEM PARTNERS WITH THE CHRIS LONG FOUNDATION TO COMPLETE THIRD WATER WELL PROJECT For David and Beverly Daily, their 83-acre property in Jacksonville, Texas, had everything they and their extended family could want. Everything but access to clean running water. The Jacksonville water and sewer lines don’t reach the rural property where the Dailys live,

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Xylem partners with Hometown H2O to install water well for retired Oregon couple

SPECIAL PROJECT BRINGS WATER TO COUPLE WHO TRAVELS 40 MILES FOR DRINKING WATER For 34 years, Steve and Lana Gleason made due without a traditional residential water system. The couple, who live in the rural logging community of Jewell, Oregon, pumped water for washing from a nearby river and made 40-mile round trips from their

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Xylem partners with Hometown H2O to restore water to family in need

INSTALLATION OF NEW WATER WELL FOR VIRGINIA FAMILY MARKS INAUGURAL PROJECT FOR PARTNERSHIP Although efforts to provide safe water resources are largely focused on developing countries, the reality is that 1.5 million people in the United States living in low-income, rural and tribal communities do not have access to affordable, safe water. High-quality drinking water

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Xylem Watermark teams with Water Well Trust to install new water well for Texas family

  Nearly 25 years ago, Luis and Nancy Salazar moved their family to a small plot of land outside San Antonio, Texas, to be closer to relatives. Over time, the Salazars made the property their home, but like many low-income, rural Americans, access to a reliable, clean water source has alluded the family. The cost

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Holly Ridge Homeowners Association

  Goulds Water Technology spearheads joint effort to restore clean water to North Carolina neighborhood Efforts to provide safe water resources often are focused in developing countries, but the fact is nearly 2 million rural Americans do not have access to clean water. Such was the case in the Holly Ridge neighborhood in Candler, North

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The Flushability of Flushable Wet Wipes

Sales of flushable wipes have increased due to their convenience. But this convenience can come at a high cost as demonstrated in news reports about the detrimental effects these wipes can have on plumbing systems. Because of this risk, it’s important to understand how these flushable wipes can cause system destruction and what pumps should

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Common residential wastewater myths demystified

Not everything that can go down the drain, should Myth 1: Bigger is better (when it comes to pump size) In most cases, bigger is not better when it comes to residential wastewater pumps. Whether a residential system requires an impeller or grinder pump, the pump should be sized for the application. Although oversizing pumps

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Goulds Water Technology teams up with customers to provide reliable water source to a Connecticut community

The Catskill Mountains make for beautiful scenery but the rolling hills present the challenge of reliably pumping water to residential areas. Xylem’s Goulds Water Technology Aquavar Intelligent Pump Controller, and the help of distributor D&S Pump and Supply Co., and installer Foley’s Pump Service ensure water reaches a Connecticut community.

Built in the USA

From concept to consumer, Goulds Water Technology is engineered, assembled and tested in America. According to the American Water Works Association, average daily residential water use in the United States is 27.4 billion gallons. This domestic water is used for everything from lawn irrigation to cooking, cleaning and plumbing. By that account, it’s clear that

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Xylem AC Fire burn demo

Xylem and its ACFire brand host an accredited day of classroom and hands-on fire pump training for Chicago Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau Inspectors.  The side-by-side live burn of 2 mocked-up home living rooms–one equipped with a home fire sprinkler system, and the other with only smoke alarms–was a new feature of this year’s training,

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