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Manchester City names Xylem as official water technology partner

Manchester City names Xylem as official water technology partner / Manchester City

Premier League champions Manchester City FC has inked a global multi-year partnership with global water technology company Xylem.

As part of the deal, Xylem will become the club’s official water technology partner and will aim to raise awareness about pressing global water challenges and solutions.

Xylem will also work with Manchester City on Xylem Watermark projects, such as building water towers in communities around the world without access to clean water.

Xylem which is also the partner of City group's New York City FC, will receive branding at the Club’s Etihad Stadium on matchdays and also at the City Football Academy.

Damian Willoughby, senior vice president of partnership at City Football Group, said: “Manchester City and Xylem share a common commitment to operating in a sustainable and innovative way, whilst enhancing the lives of people in our communities around the world. We are excited to harness the global appeal of football to raise awareness of water challenges and support Xylem’s efforts to tackle these issues.”

Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem, said: “Our purpose as a company is to create both economic and social value. We do that every day by bringing solutions to market that solve water needs and challenges, and through our Xylem Watermark program.

"To partner with a club that is committed to bringing about positive social change through football is a natural fit. Working with Manchester City, we will extend our reach to their massive fan base and, in doing so, increase our ability to create social value.”

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