XylemKnowsH2o

XylemKnowsH2o is the social media component of Xylem – Applied Water Systems. We are here to discuss the world’s water issues. With innovative systems in almost every area of water handling, control, treatment and distribution, Xylem is deeply involved in the cycle of water.

We are focused on producing highly efficient products and systems that use less energy and provide environmental benefits to users and the communities in which they operate. Come, join the conversation – Let’s Solve Water…

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Rainwater Catchment Solutions

Conserving potable water means making innovative use of alternative resources. If you are considering rainwater harvesting, ITT RCW can help you build a collection and distribution system. Your ITT RCW dealer, distributor, or installer will help identify the most preferable collection surface (roof, driveway, or gulch), as well as choose a filtration system (if needed),

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Green Building Solutions

Green building is more than a trend, it’s good business. Buildings consume 40% of US energy output, so improving their efficiency benefits both the environment and the bottom line. ITT RCW products are used in multiple innovative green building techniques and applications. We engineer variable speed controllers that adjust pump speed to demand; energy efficient

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Energy Efficient HVAC Solutions

In buildings, heating and air conditioning pumps are among the largest single energy users. So if you are looking to design, replace, or upgrade an HVAC system, think ITT RCW—we have products, systems, and services that can achieve up to 70% energy savings. Our variable speed controllers are designed specifically for HVAC applications and adjust

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Lead-Free Water Supply Solutions

Very young children are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, and even tiny amounts of lead ingested over a long period can affect mental and physical development. With safety in mind, California and Vermont are the first states to have banned lead in pipes, fittings, and fixtures that distribute potable water in homes, schools, offices, and

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Residential Solar Hot Water Solutions

Harnessing the sun’s power to heat your home makes plain sense. Although solar systems for home water heating have been around for a century, newer, “active” systems are making them a popular sustainable solution. Two ITT RCW products crucial for an active hot water solar system are brazed plate heat exchangers and DC water circulators.

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Ice Melting Solutions

You’ve heard of radiant floors in homes and offices, but for outside entryways and walkways? Snow and ice outside your workplace are a hassle for your customers, and a potential liability for you—so why not turn to radiant heating for your ice removal needs? ITT RCW engineers many components that make up an ice melting

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Hydrovar – When the pump doesn’t run for a long time can the Hydrovar protect against ceasing?

The Hydrovar starts an automatic test run of the pumps to avoid ceasing after a long period of no operation – the time interval is programmable.

Wondering About Water on World Water Day

Today is the 19th annual World Water Day (WWD), and this year’s theme “Water for Cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge” encourages governments, organizations, communities, and individuals to address the challenge of urban water management. WWD highlights the global issues of rapid urban population growth; industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change; resource scarcity conflicts;

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What is March Madness? Not saving water and energy

It’s March Madness time for those of us that follow college basketball.  Brackets are set for the 68-team field and over the next couple weeks millions will spend time, energy and money following the games and rooting for their team to win a national championship.  But what else is March Madness?  Not taking the time

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Groundwater’s importance to the environment

As we celebrate National Ground Water Awareness Week, here are some steps any person can take to help protect groundwater and reduce risks to the water supply, particularly if you own a household water well.