2017 Sustainability Report

Sustainability Approach

Xylem At-A-Glance

We are a leading global water technology provider helping our customers address their most challenging water and wastewater problems. Our name is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants. This name highlights the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature.

2017 revenues
Total assets
*As of Dec. 31, 2017
Rye Brook,
New York, USA
Where we manufacture
and assemble products

Where we sell
Where we operate
*As of Oct. 31, 2017

We participate in each of the water industry’s core applications:

Moving raw water from natural sources to treatment facilities and moving wastewater from its source to wastewater treatment facilities
Treatment of Water
Treating water to make it safe to use and treating wastewater to make it safe to reuse or return to the environment
Ensuring water meets requirements for use by customers or discharge into the environment, and ongoing monitoring of surface water and coastal environments
Monitoring & Data Analytics
Using smart metrology and networked communications to optimize distribution networks for the delivery of water, electricity and natural gas, and provide data analytics
Putting water to work in industrial, commercial building, residential and agricultural applications


  • Pumps and accessories
  • Wastewater and water treatment solutions, including filtration, ozone, ultraviolet and biological systems
  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Monitoring and control systems
  • Water pressure boosting systems for multiple applications
  • Smart metrology for the water, electric and natural gas sectors
  • Network communications for water, electric and natural gas distribution networks
  • Advanced data analytics
  • Advanced infrastructure diagnostics and analytics

Sales by Industry**


  • Aanderaa
  • AC Fire Pump
  • Bell & Gossett
  • Bellingham
    + Stanley
  • ebro
  • EmNet
  • Essence of Life
  • Flojet
  • Flygt
  • Global Water
  • Godwin
  • Goulds Water Technology
  • Hypack
  • Jabsco
  • Leopold
  • Lowara
  • MJK
  • OI Analytical
  • PureHM
  • Pure Technologies
  • Rule
  • Sanitaire
  • Sensus
  • SI Analytics
  • Smith-Blair
  • SonTek
  • Steady
  • Tideland
  • Valor Water Analytics
  • Visenti
  • Wachs Water Services
  • WTW
  • YSI

Sales by Geography**

**Based on Xylem Pro Forma 2017 Revenues