Training seminar in Sortavala

23 may 2014

A training seminar was held in Sortavala in the "Lamberg" hotel on May 20, 2014. 

The seminar had several tasks to fulfill:

  • to tell the learners about the current requirements of regulatory authorities in the sphere of compliance with environmental legislation;
  • to get the participants acquainted with the technical and organizational solutions for modern water discharge systems and waste water treatment facilities;
  • to describe financial instruments for the settlement of urgent problems in the housing sphere.

The first part of the seminar was devoted to presentations by experts and discussions. After lunch thanks to CJSC "Karelvodokanal" the group visited several Sortavala facilities for demonstration of technical solutions possible in Russian conditions.

Here you can find the presentations of the experts (in Russian):

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Results of "Clean Ladoga" project and prospects for the future, 

A. Berdino, leader of the project.


Modernization of legislation in the sphere of the use and protection of water bodies,  

P. Goldenberd, State Inspector of the Russian Federation for supervision of the use and protection of water bodies, land surveillance and protection of the environment in the Republic of Karelia, the Division of Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Natural Resource Use in the Republic of Karelia


Construction (reconstruction) of water supply and discharge facilities in the Republic of Karelia , 

G. Kondrashkova, Head of the department o communal infrastructure of the Ministry for construction, housian and energy of the Republic of Karelia.


NEFCO - experience and possiblities for financing of the projects in the sphere of water supply and discharge,  

V. Artuschenko, Senior investment advisor of the General representation of NEFCO in Russia.



International projects in the sphere of water supply and discharge implemented in Sortavala,  

V. Gorbunova,  head of the operation and technical department of CJSC "Karelvodokanal".


Modenr technological solutions for the treatment of sewage water in small settlements,  

Y. Grafova, Associate professor of the Department of water supply and discharge of PetrSU


Biological sewage water treatment facilities for small settlements by "Traidenis", 

A. Kimkov, Director general of "Stroy-Activ" Ltd.



After lunch the group visited the following facilities in Sortavala (Please, find the photoreport in "Photogallery")

  1. Central sewerage pumping station of Sortavala
  2. Central city waste water tratment plants of Sortavala
  3. Automatic water treatment facilities in Khelulja settlement (5 km away from Sortavala)
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