Xylem announced as an IHA member and Premium Exhibitor at the World Hydropower Congress
We are delighted to announce Xylem as both the latest member of the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and premium exhibitors at the World Hydropower Congress.
Xylem is a leading global water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with innovation.
Optimising water is at the forefront of the company’s priorities, alongside resource management and helping communities in more than 150 countries become water secure.
The company wants to contribute its expertise to fellow IHA members, helping the hydropower sector reach its sustainability goals.
On becoming IHA members and sponsoring the World Hydropower Congress, Bala H, Vice President Water Infrastructure Product Management and Engineering, at Xylem said: “Xylem is committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with innovation and we have the passion to make a real difference.
“We are engaged in hydropower because we believe it has a key role to play in accelerating the much-needed development of renewable energy. Small hydropower, in particular, is showing tremendous potential, as it delivers powerful results quickly and provides enormous benefits to local communities. Together, we can contribute to a more sustainable world.”
Austin Alexander, Vice President Sustainability & Social Impact at Xylem, added: “Technology is critical to creating renewable energy powering a more water-secure and resilient world. Our actions and investments reflect Xylem’s deep commitment to sustainability, including the advancement of our hydropower portfolio."
Eddie Rich, CEO of IHA, commented: “We are delighted to have Xylem join as an IHA member and premium exhibitor of the World Hydropower Congress. Helping communities in more than 150 countries become water secure is a remarkable ambition in which sustainable hydropower has a huge role."