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Sodium ferrate generation stand

29.09.20 A stand that was made by NPK “Omega” together with Polytechnic University was handed over to the State University. It was made using modern German and American equipment for testing a sodium ferrate generator cell and conducting experiments on wastewater treatment of various origins. Before the stand was transferred, a…


EUROPEAN COOPERATION DAY 2020

European Cooperation Day – online coffee-hours #ecday2020 Since 2012, EU member countries and their partner countries have been celebrating European Cooperation Day in September. It has become a good tradition to carry out thematic events to praise achievements and possibilities of cross-border and interregional cooperation. This…


NPK “Omega” on 15th EcwaTech and 13th WasteTech international exhibitions

On 10.09.2020, Employees of NPK “Omega”, a partner of the OneDrop project, participated in the 15th EcwaTech international exhibition dedicated to water treatment issues and the 13th WasteTech international exhibition focusing on waste treatment issues. Both exhibitions were held in Moscow, in the Crocus Expo exhibition center.…


Sodium ferrate (VI) – a “green” reagent for safe water. Daria Navolotskaya’s school student achievements

At the beginning of 2020, Dr. Daria Navolotskaya from Saint-Petersburg State University supervised the scientific work of a school student – Vera Shallieva. The work was devoted to the treatment of industrial wastewaters by ferrate (VI). As a result of her work, Vera showed that treatment by electrochemically generated ferrate…


Lappeenranta wastewater plant

Ladan, Majed and Hamid visited the Lappeenranta wastewater plant on 29th June. Lappeenranta wastewater is treated mechanically, chemically, and biologically at four treatment plants. There are several processes in water treatment such as screening, sand sedimentation, coagulation (add ferrous sulphate), primary clarification,…


Wastewaters will be analyzed for coronavirus

According to the article from 22nd of April 2020 published on The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) website, THL has started to collect water samples from Finnish wastewaters to determine the presence of COVID-19. This project is a cooperation between The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare and the University of…


Gulf of Finland Science Days “Facing our Common Future”

Gulf of Finland Science Days “Facing our Common Future” was held in Helsinki, in the House of Estates, on 13-14 November 2019. Daria Navolotskaya (Saint Petersburg State University, Department of Analytical Chemistry) and Roman Nekrasov (Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Higher School of Automation and…


Project Coordination Meeting Friday, February 14th 2020

Project coordination meeting of OneDrop at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University – Friday, February 14th 2020 Meeting took place on Friday, February 14th at 9:00 (Saint Petersburg Local Time).  Meeting agenda: Presentation and report by project partners regarding the project progress in all work packages;…


LUT visits LUT

LUT Laboratory of Intelligent Machines (Heikki Handroos, Hamid Roozbahani, Alina Byzova, Ladan Abrari and Majed Parvan) and Daria Novolotskaya from Saint Petersburg State University visited LUT Laboratory of Green Chemistry in Mikkeli, Finland on 8th of November. Meeting regarding OneDrop activities was handled: Introduction of…


Second Consortium Meeting Friday, October 4th 2019

Second Consortium meeting of OneDrop at Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, Lappeenranta campus  – Friday, October 4th 2019 Meeting took place on Friday, October 4th at 10:00 (Lappeenranta Local Time), Meeting room Iso-Rönkkö.   Second consortium meeting was held and the following topics were discussed: Presentation…


Press Release

Via this project, the partners are planning to do extensive research in the field of water treatment, water purification and management of water pollution. The objective of this project is to study, design and develop a mobile water purification plant based on a novel methodology. Using this new approach the technology of water purification moves to the next level, which is easier to approach for everyone, everywhere with much cheaper price. The mobility function of this plant makes it easier to transports the unit to areas where are hard to access. In addition, the plant is very useful for poor countries with lack of access to stationary clean water. The method is much cheaper than the traditional method and the plant does work even with solar panels. This project has a huge target area. The first target is to revolutionize the current water purification approach everywhere in the world. Also in a more detailed approach, poor countries, which suffer from lack of access to clean water, are the emergency type of users of this novel system. 

The project main outputs are: 

  • Extensive research on novel water purification approach;
  • Design a pilot plant of the purification system;
  • Development of the pilot plant;
  • Test the plant with a couple of biggest end-users in the region;
  • Design and development of the mobile plant.