Pump maker supports fight against domestic violence with donation

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Rita Smith, Executive Director of NCADV, accepts the $5,000 donation from Grant Salstrom and Godwin's Charitable Contributions Committee.
Rita Smith, Executive Director of NCADV, accepts the $5,000 donation from Grant Salstrom and Godwin's Charitable Contributions Committee.

BRIDGEPORT, NJ, Dec. 5, 2011 -- Godwin, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime® automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, has announced a $5,000.00 donation to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV).

NCADV works to eliminate domestic violence, empower battered adults and children, promote and unify direct service programs, alert and educate the public, and promote partnerships.

Godwin Chief Operations Officer, Grant Salstrom, said, "We are pleased to continue being a good corporate citizen throughout the coming year. This donation to NCADV is in line with our company values. The work of the Coalition is far-reaching, and aims to rid lives of violence through education and community engagement."

Godwin encourages employee participation in charitable causes, and divides corporate giving among efforts that include education, emergency and disaster relief, environmental, medical, arts and humanities, and support to armed forces families.

About Godwin
Godwin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xylem Inc. maintains a fleet of over 6,000 portable rental pumps and 3,200 pieces of related equipment for use in dewatering in construction, mining and quarrying; in drinking water supply; and in wastewater bypasses in municipal, industrial and environmental markets.

About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world's most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2010 annual revenues of $3.2 billion and 12,000 employees worldwide.

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