Xylem announces newest TN dewatering solutions branch

Xylem announce the opening of its newest dewatering solutions branch in Blountville, Tenn.

BRIDGEPORT, NJ, May 8, 2013 -- Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world's most challenging water issues, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest dewatering solutions branch in Blountville, Tenn., managed by current Charlotte, NC, branch manager, Adam Nichols.

Jarrod Williamson, Xylem dewatering solutions' southeast regional manager, said, "This area has been a growth target for Xylem for a number of years. We have had strong support in the region from our Charlotte, N.C., location but are now ready to give it more direct attention. Our focus in the area will be diverse, but will include industrial work, municipal opportunities, utility and general contractors, heavy highway constructors, and work in the aggregate market."

"We are excited to expand our footprint in the industrial and mining markets, and eager to provide more attention to eastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia," he said.

The facility has a 15,000-square-foot shop and 3,000 square feet of office space, three dock and nine drive-in doors, and three acres of paved yard space. Located at 2020 Highway 75 in Blountville, Tenn., this branch will serve southwest Virginia through Knoxville, Tenn.

About Xylem Inc.

Xylem (NYSE: 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. Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2012 annual revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide. In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

About Godwin and Flygt

Xylem is the world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic self-priming pumps, hydraulic submersibles and related intelligent control systems for dewatering applications, offering Godwin Dri-Prime® and Flygt electric submersible pumps. The company is committed to delivering pumping solutions for fast-paced emergency situations, temporary rental or permanent installations. Through Xylem, customers have access to a complete range of products and solutions for moving water, wastewater and industrial fluids. For more information on Flygt and Godwin products, please visit www.godwinpumps.com.

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