News

20.02.2018
Crystal Drop Competition for Vodokanal customers has started

A call for applications starting 5 February was announced by Vodokanal for participation in the Crystal Drop Competition for the “Best Customer” title.

16.02.2018
Vodokanal conducts emergency response drill

On 15 February, Vodokanal’s Situation Centre hosted training events aimed to prepare the management, operating staff and relevant facilities to the coming spring flood.  

15.02.2018
Record amount of snow disposed in St.Petersburg

Since the winter season beginning, SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg” has received and disposed of 1,518,866.46 cubic meters of snow.

14.02.2018
Vodokanal participates in the fourth workshop of IWAMA Project

Tartu, Estonia, hosted the workshop on “Smart sludge handling in the wastewater treatment sector”.

14.02.2018
“I, Water and Environment” Exhibition opens in the Water Tower at 56, Shpalernaya st.

The exhibition features drawings and posters made by school students and members of Russian children and youth associations, and works presented at the photo contest “The Most Beautiful Country” organized by the Russian Geographical Society.

13.02.2018
“St.Petersburg ECOgames-2017” inter-museum environmental project completed

The project was finalized with the inter-school ECOtournament, which took place in January-February 2018 in the Youth Environmental Center of SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg”.

12.02.2018
The Universe of Water museum complex hosted participants of the international initiative “Open Lab Class” last weekend

The Open Lab Class initiative was held all over Russia on 10 February. 220 people came to Vodokanal’s Youth Environmental Center to check their knowledge.

09.02.2018
SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" wins at Russian Business Leaders: Dynamics and Responsibility Competition

On 7 February 2018, SUE “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg” became a winner in the nomination "For Development of Human Resources" at the competition “Russian Business Leaders: Dynamics and Responsibility – 2017” organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

09.02.2018
Master-Class organized on the Gulf of Finland ice for those who want to save the Baltic ringed seals

The Baltic Ringed Seal Friends Fund together with St. Petersburg Search and Rescue Service, Committee on Law, Order and Security and a young activists group of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" held the first class to the volunteers of Ringed Seal’s House Project on the ice of the Gulf of Finland.

06.02.2018
SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" launches a pilot Occupational Guidance Project

The Project goal is professional self-determination of parentless children. The programme for this new project was developed with respect to characteristics of children's life in orphanages and taking into account each child's individuality.

02.02.2018
Ringed seal houses construction started

Vyacheslav Alexeyev and Elena Andriyevskaya, the specialists of the Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Centre located at the premises of Vodokanal St. Petersburg, started the Ringed Seal’s House Project - construction of artificial snow shelters on the ice of the Gulf of Finland.

30.01.2018
Young people of Russia and Finland discuss problems of the Baltic Sea Region

The 2018 “Youth enlightenment within the International Advanced Water Technologies Center framework” project for schoolchildren and students was launched in SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg”.

30.01.2018
SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" participates in fraud prevention press-conference

On 30 January 2018, TASS News Agency hosted a press conference where Anatoliy Ermakov, Head of Vodokanal’s Metrology Center, participated.

25.01.2018
Vodokanal and Eurasian Development Bank signs loan agreement in St. Petersburg on January 25, 2018

The agreement is made to finance reconstruction, development and modernization of water supply and wastewater disposal facilities and sewage sludge management in St. Petersburg. Under the agreement, EDB will extend a credit facility in the amount of 5,898 million Roubles for a 10-year period.

25.01.2018
Water Academy inaugurated in St.Petersburg

The Water Academy, the first higher educational institution in Russia designed for training of managerial specialists for the water supply and sanitation sector, was opened on the Russian Students’ Day.

22.01.2018
Final of Petersburg ECOgames 2017 launched

On January 22, the final stage of "Petersburg ECOgames 2017" was started. This week, a series of ecological quizzes will be held at the Youth Environmental Center of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" for the city schoolchildren. ECOtournaments are the last stage of the project when the most ecologically prepared teams from different schools compete for the championship.

18.01.2018
Vodokanal starts diverting direct discharges from the Karpovka River to the Northern Wastewater Treatment Plant

The works are on schedule. The completion date is December 2019. Currently all preparatory work, including the receipt of SATI certificates for construction and installation works and construction site arrangement, has been completed. Specialists started networks construction, at the moment 80 meters have already been laid.

10.01.2018
Record-breaking number of hatch thefts in 2017

Last year, 640 manhole covers disappeared in St. Petersburg – the number has almost doubled compared to 2016 when 387 hatches were stolen. Nevskiy District retains its theft championship accounting for more than 40 % of crimes (259 cases). Kolpinskiy District comes second: 121 hatches were pilfered there. Krasnoselskiy District lost 78 hatches.

27.12.2017
Vodokanal participates in environmental conference

On 21 December, St. Petersburg hosted II North-West Inter-Regional Public Environmental Conference. It was organized in our city for the second time at the initiative of the Public Chambers of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.

21.12.2017
Vodokanal gives training workshops

On 14-15 December , Vodokanal gave training workshops in cooperation with the independent not-for-profit institution of higher learning “Water Academy”, non-commercial partnership “International Advanced Water Technologies Center” and Lahti Region Development LADEC, Finland.