ITT water spinoff company to be called Xylem

Xylem, derived from classical Greek, is the tissue that transports water in plants.

ITT says that Xylem highlights the engineering efficiency of the water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all - that which occurs in nature.

Xylem will consist of the Water & Wastewater (including wastewater transport; biological, filtration and disinfection treatment and analytics), Residential & Commercial Water and Flow Control businesses.