Water for a big city
SUE “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg” provides drinking water to 5 million citizens and tens of thousands of companies and enterprises. One more task of Vodokanal is to collect and treat wastewater.
Since 2013, endangered pinnipeds - grey seals and (Baltic and Ladoga) ringed seals- have been rehabilitated at the premises of Repino wastewater treatment plant in the Kurortny District of St. Petersburg.
10 October 2013, the biggest environmental project – the Northern Tunnel Collector construction – was completed
Since June 28, 2011 Saint-Petersburg has been fully implementing the Helsinki Commission's recommendations for preservation of the Baltic Sea
Ecological education of the youth and children is one of the priority guidelines of SUE “Vodokanal of St.Petersburg” work. For proper implementation of this guideline the Youth Environmental Centre (YEC) was created within the structure of the Informational and Training Centre of Vodokanal in 2002.
YEC – modern interactive centre that is interesting for both children and adults.
YEC – interactive studies, projects and seminars for children and adults on urgent ecological issues.
YEC – partnership of adults and children for environment preservation and life quality improvement.
Hall of the Youth Environmental Centre (YEC)
Lessons in YEC
Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, at the Youth Environmental Centre
Children getting acquainted with the Baltic Sea ecosystem
Studying the Baltic Region countries with an interactive map
Teams taking part in an eco-survey
Certificate of the European Environment Agency
Information for teachers!
During the period of 2013-2014, teachers can visit authors interactive seminars related to different issues of up-to-date environmental education, efficient training and educational systems management free of charge. For more information about participation in seminars click here.