Xylem’s Wedeco brand celebrates 40 years of sustainable water treatment technologies

There are more than 250,000 Wedeco ultraviolet (UV) disinfection and ozone oxidation systems operating worldwide in private, public utility and industrial applications.

Founded in Herford, Germany in 1976, Xylem’s Wedeco brand offers customers an alternative to environmentally-harmful disinfection chemicals with its extensive portfolio of treatment technologies including UV and ozone disinfection systems and Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) solutions.

Xylem says its Wedeco technologies help operators achieve their required water effluent quality while delivering optimal performance, reliable operations and substantial energy savings across all industries and applications. Wedeco’s MiPRO AOP, UV and ozone disinfection solutions are also playing a pivotal role in Xylem’s effort to support water reuse. 

Commenting on the milestone, Sven Baldig, managing director, Wedeco brand for Xylem said, “Xylem’s Wedeco brand has transformed the industry by drastically reducing the carbon footprint of water treatment plants around the world with highly-efficient, reliable and environmentally-friendly technologies. "We are very proud of the brand’s strong heritage and look forward to future milestones as we continue to lead the way in helping customers to efficiently treat drinking water while reducing the use of chemicals.”