78 episodes

Solving Water wades into the trending topics, technology and behind-the-scenes stories from our work addressing water needs around the world. Each episode, Xylem experts and industry thought leaders discuss water challenges and solutions as they apply to our wide range of applications – from commercial building systems, residential, rural and agricultural technology, water utilities, wastewater treatment and more – and how Xylem is helping make water more efficient, safe and sustainable for all. Join us to learn how #LetsSolveWater comes to life at Xylem every day.

Solving Water: A Xylem Podcast Xylem, Inc.

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Solving Water wades into the trending topics, technology and behind-the-scenes stories from our work addressing water needs around the world. Each episode, Xylem experts and industry thought leaders discuss water challenges and solutions as they apply to our wide range of applications – from commercial building systems, residential, rural and agricultural technology, water utilities, wastewater treatment and more – and how Xylem is helping make water more efficient, safe and sustainable for all. Join us to learn how #LetsSolveWater comes to life at Xylem every day.

    Tackling Critical Water Challenges with Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    Tackling Critical Water Challenges with Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    When you think of artificial intelligence and machine learning, you might envision a world like The Jetsons, but Xylem's Data Lake & Data Science Manager Brandon O'Daniel is bringing the tools and techniques of AI to water utilities today. On this episode, O'Daniel gives a behind-the-scenes scoop on how these concepts are helping Xylem solve critical water challenges, such as energy and capital storage savings and infrastructure damage risk assessments. He also explains how utilities can take the first steps toward implementing data science, as well as upcoming plans to help support customers throughout 2021 and beyond.


    To learn more about Xylem's data lake and how it is used, check out: https://blog.sensus.com/which-lake-is-the-greatest-lake/

    • 34 min
    How One Water Utilities Leader Started the Transformation to Smart Infrastructure

    How One Water Utilities Leader Started the Transformation to Smart Infrastructure

    Xylem Client Solutions Manager Nicole Pasch joins Solving Water to give a rare, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to manage environmental services for a mid-size municipality, including spearheading a comprehensive digital transformation to smart infrastructure. As a former water utilities leader with the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, she reveals insights about digitalization from both sides of the industry, as well as words of wisdom to all municipalities taking the first steps toward change.


    To learn more about Xylem's role in the digital transformation of utilities, visit xylem.com.

    • 34 min
    A Deep Dive Into the Marine Industry

    A Deep Dive Into the Marine Industry

    On this episode of Solving Water, Steve Tilders, Xylem Sales Director for Specialty Flow Control in the Americas, gives us a deep dive into Xylem's marine business. Tilders discusses Xylem's Jabsco and Rule brands, which represent a legacy of marine innovation that spans almost 90 years, and accounts for millions of quality marine products sold, used and specified around the globe. Tilders also shares his passion for expanding the marine business to a diverse set of consumers, taking care of customer needs and helping Xylem preserve water access for all.


    To learn more about Xylem and the marine industry, visit: https://www.xylem.com/en-us/solutions/recreational-boats-vehicles/

    • 31 min
    Connecting the Dots Between Climate Change and Clean Water

    Connecting the Dots Between Climate Change and Clean Water

    On this episode of Solving Water, Dr. Stephanie Smith, Xylem Product Segment Manager for Integrated Services and Systems, joins the show to take us further into the tangled world of climate change and its far reaching impact on the world's most essential resource: water. Dr. Smith discusses the impact of soil and sedimentation, harmful algal blooms, stormwater runoff, ice melt and drought on water quality — as well as some lesser known effects of climate change on water quality — and how the water industry can get to the root of the problem.


    Get more insights from Dr. Smith on the connection between clean water and climate change in her recent blog post: https://www.ysi.com/ysi-blog/water-blogged-blog/2021/01/climate-change-covid-and-clean-water-make-the-connection 

    • 34 min
    Inspiring Young Engineers to Drive Progress and Create Social Impact Through Xylem's ELDP

    Inspiring Young Engineers to Drive Progress and Create Social Impact Through Xylem's ELDP

    On this special episode of Solving Water, Julia Pietruszka, recent graduate of Lehigh University and participant of Xylem's Engineering Leadership Development Program (ELDP), provides a firsthand account of the two-year, entry-level rotational program designed to attract and develop new engineering college graduates, build a pipeline of early career leadership talent and enhance critical skill sets for the next generation of Xylem engineers. Hear Julia's words of wisdom to other up-and-coming water and sustainability leaders, and learn how the program enables young professionals to explore their passion for solving water.


    For more information on how Xylem is committed to empowering the next generation to solve global water and energy issues, visit: https://www.xylem.com/en-us/careers/students-graduates/ 

    • 18 min
    Reflecting on COVID-19 One Year Later with Xylem’s SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer

    Reflecting on COVID-19 One Year Later with Xylem’s SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer

    On this episode of Solving Water, Tony Milando, Xylem Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, gives his insights on Xylem’s ongoing response and learnings more than a year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Milando shares his reflections on how Xylem reacted globally during an ever-changing year, as well as the key takeaways that he thinks could inform business evolution in the future.

    Learn more about Xylem’s COVID-19 response: https://www.xylem.com/en-us/covid-19-response/

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

J. Barshop ,

Deeply substantial and amazingly practical

It’s obvious that Amanda and the Xylem team put extraordinary effort in covering pressing issues and finding guests that are authentic

Selling Comfort Since 2012 ,

Better microphone

Great conversation!

Please get Kyle a better microphone. It sounds like a car phone.

Hendersonoma ,

Super informative!

A great breakdown of the upcoming DOE regulations and best ways to understand impact on selecting the most efficient pumps.

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