Xylem Inc., leading global water technology company and pump rental specialist, has produced the 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump at its Emmaboda, Sweden, manufacturing facility. The 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump will support the efficient operation of the central pumping station at Azaibah, Muscat, Oman, which pumps wastewater across eight kilometers to the Al-Ansab treatment plant.
Xylem’s Flygt brand has a 100-year legacy in pumping, from developing the first submerged pumps to designing the non-clogging N-impeller, to producing wear-resistant hydraulics. Xylem’s Flygt pumps are also produced at manufacturing sites in China, India, Argentina and the United States. The company applies expertise and technology to solve complex global water challenges including removing flood waters from New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy, providing energy efficient wastewater pumping at Heathrow Airport and preventing flooding in downtown Kuala Lumpur.
The company said that 4 million Flygt wastewater pumps would fill more than 3,000 Olympic-size swimming pools in just one second; would empty the entire Baltic sea in one month. The largest Flygt submersible can pump the equivalent of 214 Olympic-sized swimming pools in 24 hours.
Xylem is based in Bridgeport, N.J.