Veolia selects Xylem as preferred partner under multi-year global contract

Under a major global contract, Veolia recently selected Xylem as a preferred partner to develop water and wastewater pumping and mixing solutions for all Veolia entities and relevant projects worldwide.

SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND, March 31, 2015 -- Under a major global contract, Veolia, a specialist in optimized resource management, recently selected Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a water technology company aiming to solve challenging water issues, as a preferred partner.

Under the contract, Xylem will have the opportunity to develop water and wastewater pumping and mixing solutions for all Veolia entities and relevant projects worldwide.

Veolia selected Xylem due to the company's large portfolio of high-efficiency, innovative technologies, the sustainable capital and operating costs of its solutions, as well as its quality management systems and purposeful efforts to advance sustainable business practices.

Another factor was Xylem's global presence and capacity to work with Veolia in markets worldwide. "We focus on creating economic value for our customers in water productivity, quality and resilience, which aligns well with Veolia's aim to increase access to, as well as conserving and renewing global resources," said Patrick Decker, Xylem president and CEO.

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About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a 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. For more information, visit www.xyleminc.com.

About Veolia

Veolia group is a global specialist in optimized resource management. With over 179,000 employees worldwide, the group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them. For more information, visit www.veolia.com.

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