Rainman International Project Kick-off Meeting held in Lappeenranta

A kick-off meeting of the Rainman KS 1038 project (implemented with SUE Vodokanal of St.Petersburg participation) under the South-East Finland-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation 2014-2020 Program was held in Lappeenranta (Finland) on September 28th, 2018.

Fountains are not for bathing!

The city residents often use fountains not for their intended purpose as the heat onsets. SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg” strongly recommends not to use fountains for bathing, drinking, lavation and washing, to treat them carefully and not to give a negative example to the World Cup guests. Bathing in fountains is fraught with injuries for people, as well as equipment breakdown. Problems that arise due to bathing, require unplanned repairs and temporary decommissioning of the damaged fountain.

Vodokanal participates in All-Russian Water Congress

This week, Moscow hosted II All-Russian Water Congress “Russia at the Global Water Market: Competitive Edge, Competences, Innovations”. 

German students learn about Vodokanal’s water treatment technologies

On 7 June, students of the University of Hamburg met Vodokanal specialists under a joint project with the St. Petersburg State University (SPSU).

Vodokanal’s Medical Center personnel become familiar with traditional Chinese medicine

On 6 June, Vodokanal’s Medical Center specialists participated in a field workshop organized by the Traditional Oriental Medicine Clinic in the framework of the Russian-Chinese interregional cooperation and under the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg". 

Excursion for the Head of Vietnamese delegation at Vodokanal

On 18 May, a delegation from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam headed by Comrade Nguen Thien Nyan, Hoshimin Party Secretary, visited Vodokanal’s Information and Training Center in the framework of the Russian-Vietnamese Culture and Business Forum.

Vodokanal participates in St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

On 18 May, Marina V, Gassiy, Deputy Director General – Legal Support Director of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg", made a presentation at the panel dedicated to the “Development of environmental management in the Russian Federation: the balance of public and private interests”, hosted by the State Hermitage Headquarters.

Largest international fair IFAT-2018 took place in Munich on May 14-18

SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg” delegation headed by A.N. Danilov, the Director General First Deputy, held a number of business meetings within the 20th International Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management IFAT 2018 framework.

Vodokanal joins all-Russian Bike To Work initiative

On 18 May, Vodokanal employees came to work by bicycles to support the initiative implemented throughout Russia.

Victory Day ceremony held in SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg"

On May 7, the official memorial events dedicated to the 73th anniversary of the Great Victory were held in Piskarevskoye Cemetery attended by veterans, employees of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" and Water College students.

Specialists of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" ready to share its experience with Pakistani colleagues

The delegation of St. Petersburg visited Karachi in Pakistan. Sergei N. Movchan, Vice-governor of St. Petersburg was at the head of St. Petersburg business mission participated by the representatives of the City Administration, St. Petersburg business community and SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg". The parties discussed trade and economic cooperation and possible start of direct flights between the cities.

Delegation from Uganda visits Vodokanal of St. Petersburg

On April 24, the representatives of SUE “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg” met the delegation from the Republic of Uganda at 56 Shpalernaya Street. The delegation will stay until April 29. In the course of their visit, the guests of the Northern Capital will learn about up-to-date technologies introduced at the Company facilities.

Vodokanal participates in Landscaping Day

On 21 April, as many as 3,741 Vodokanal employees were involved in a community cleanup day. 705,136 m2 of Vodokanal area including access roads, pavements and grassplots have been landscaped.

Vodokanal receives delegation from Kazakhstan

On 23 April, the delegation of managers and specialists from Kazakhstan water companies headed by V.V. Sindyukov, the President of “Kazakhstan Su Arnasy” (Association of Kazakhstan Water Companies) came to 56 Shpalernaya st. for a meeting with Vodokanal. A.N. Danilov, the first deputy director general of Vodokanal, described Vodokanal activities, its key facilities and the treatment / disinfection technologies applied.

ECOvision 2018 Project launched at Vodokanal

On 20 April, the Russian-German youth project “ECOvision” was launched at the Information & Training Center, 56 Shpalernaya st., in the framework of the German Week in St. Petersburg. During the project period, from April to December, school students from St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region will produce videos dedicated to burning environmental challenges.

Youth Environmental Centre hosts “Water+” Project Final

On 19 April, the winner of the career-guide, environmental awareness-building project “Water+” was chosen at the Youth Environmental Centre (YEC). This time, the team of the Children’s Public Association “Chaika” won.

Vodokanal Medical Centre exercises to be prepared for World Cup 2018

On April 19, the SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg” medical staff exercised on identifying the patient, with suspicion of an infection that could threaten the sanitary and epidemiological situation. Unscheduled training is conditioned by the World Cup 2018, when guests from different countries will arrive in St.Petersburg and some may carry dangerous diseases.

Orphans visit South-West Wastewater Treatment Plant

On 18 April, participants of the Orphaned Children Professional Identity Project run by Vodokanal’s Information & Training Center went on an excursion to South-West Wastewater Treatment Plant. The local specialists told the guests about sewage sludge treatment and disposal stages.

Kroshik is raven-black again

Everyone’s favourite and one of the most popular persons in St. Petersburg, the ringed seal pup Kroshik, has finished the spring shedding and is raven-black again.

Vodokanal specialists participate in IX Northern Dimension Forum

On 5 April, St. Petersburg hosted IX Northern Dimension Forum. Over 200 delegated from the Northern Dimension partner countries (Russia, Norway, Iceland and the EU) participated in the event.