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Xylem’s new European rental hub offers solutions for complex water challenges


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Ref: PRXY016                                                                             Date: 4th October 2019


Xylem's new European rental hub offers solutions for the most
complex water challenges






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  • Xylem's rental pumps offer a fast response and are available for everything from drought to disaster control in the event of flooding


  • Europe's largest rental fleet includes more than 10,000 pumps - delivered at short notice, as and when required


  • Systems available for rent include ozone products for disinfecting cooling water


Flooding due to heavy rains, prolonged drought or temporary projects with changing wastewater conditions requires fast and flexible solutions, prompting water technology company Xylem to offer all of its products and services for rent.


Xylem understands that the priority is to keep businesses operational and prevent downtime that results in additional cost. It has therefore set up the largest rental hub in Europe to provide fast, on-demand assistance, including expert support and on-site installation.


Five locations around Germany have been chosen for their strategic central position in terms of fast distribution and installation to ensure that critical situations can be resolved quickly.


"Unfortunately, due to climate change, there is a risk that heavy rainfall can cause damage to wastewater infrastructure or to communities' drinking water networks. Now, we can cover all of these demands and ensure continued operation with a fast response service and installation," explains Andy Grewar, General Manager Service & Rental, Xylem Water Solutions UK&I.


Most water challenges can be resolved immediately thanks to Xylem's extensive product range and the many applications covered by its Godwin and Flygt products, which include everything from flooding to construction sites as well as the many water challenges facing industry. During long periods of drought products are available for rent that will prevent downtime and secure a constant supply of water.


"When industrial parks rely on water from adjacent rivers or water bodies, our Godwin self-priming diesel pumps or Flygt's electric centrifugal pumps can compensate sinking water levels with a temporary solution," adds Andy.


Xylem's new European rental hub offers solutions to tackle all types of issues, such as turning wastewater into fresh water, removing silt and mud and disinfecting cooling water via ozone plants. With no acquisition, storage or maintenance costs, rental offers significant advantages across a wide range of applications.


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Image 1 caption: Xylem rental pumps provide a bypass to allow construction work at a lock.

Image 2 caption: Xylem rental pumps provide water to a paper mill with a limited supply due to low water levels, enabling the plant to continue to operate.


Editor's notes

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyse, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at 


Media contact:

Sue Tupling

Changeworks Communications

T:  01785 247588



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Xylem Water Solutions UK Ltd

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T: 0115 940 0111



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