Mumbai City FC has today announced a partnership with Xylem, a global water technology company as the Club’s Official Water Technology Partner. Mumbai City FC are currently second on the points table of the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) and have qualified for the playoffs.
The new partnership will enable Xylem to help tackle India’s mounting water challenges, building on their previous work in the region, including helping to tackle flood damage in Kerala and partnering on the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme, one of the world’s largest irrigation projects.
Bimal Parekh, co-owner of Mumbai City FC, said, “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Xylem, a global leader in water technology focused on solving water challenges. Mumbai City and Xylem believe in the power of football to bring about positive, sustainable change in communities and we look forward to supporting Xylem’s efforts in making a difference with innovative solutions to the water needs and challenges in India and around the world.”
Nitin Bhate, Managing Director, Xylem India, said, “We are genuinely excited to team up with Mumbai City FC as their Official Water Technology Partner. The first step in addressing critical water challenges is to raise awareness of the problem. With the rising popularity of football in India, and Mumbai City FC as our committed partners, this is a unique opportunity to reach millions of football fans across India and raise awareness about rising water challenges in India and globally. The next generation have a critical role to play in creating a water-secure world; this partnership is about galvanizing fans into action to help us solve water.”