In Depth Interview With Founder

Petra Wadström

https://youtu.be/J074AfEhhKE IN DEPTH INTERVIEW  Petra Wadström – Founder of Solvatten It is a chilly morning in Stockholm. Here, from a small, very cosy office, Swedish microbiologist and artist, Petra Wadström (1952), skypes daily with NGOs and governments from all over the world. Petra is the inventor of a cutting-edge water treatment and heating system, which […]

Natural Science Podcast featuring Petra Wadström (in Swedish)

Naturvetarpodden. Möt Nikita Zeiloth och Palle Liljebäck i Naturvetarnas nya podd. Temat är hållbarhet på flera olika sätt. De bjuder in aktuella gäster som med sin spetskompetens bidrar till fördjupad kunskap, inspiration och skrattfyllda diskussioner. Lyssna  link PODCAST  (IN SWEDISH)  #5 Petra Wadström – The Sun Angel Förorenat vatten och de sjukdomar som följer i spåren […]

DropBox and Solvatten

DROP BOX AND SOLVATTEN Bringing Moonshots Back To Earth Written by Drew Pearce For DropBox. This piece was published first on DropBox website. See the original here Using solar power to provide clean water In the early 90s, Swedish inventor Petra Wadström and her family were living in Australia when she had an epiphany inspired […]

”Water brings people together” – A partnership with Folkpool

Creating Better Days WATER PARTNERSHIP Folkpool and Solvatten Water is an element that brings people together and we love to partner with organizations and companies that are committed to water.   One example is the Swedish company Folkpool, a distributor of pools and spas. Since 2018, Folkpool has promoted an offer that with every pool […]

Klimatprojekt i Kenya

Räddar liv och sparar träd SOCIAL, EKONOMISK OCH MILJÖMÄSSIG PÅVERKAN Klimatprojekt i Tharaka, Kenya I Kenya bor nästan 19 miljoner människor utan tillgång till säkert dricksvatten hemma, och endast 27% av befolkningen har tillgång till elektricitet. Därför är majoriteten av befolkningen starkt beroende av ved eller kol för att koka sitt vatten rent, eller värma […]

Soroptimists International

SOROPTIMISTS AND SOLVATTEN Sisters around the world The Soroptimists work to improve the lives of women and girls in more than 60 countries. The member organisation are women in professions and business who work together at local, national and international levels to educate, empower and enable women and girls with an aim to improving their […]

The Impact of 10,000 Solvatten Units – a virtual pilot

VIRTUAL PILOT What is the impact of 10,000 Solvatten units? When crisis hits, it is necessary to set priorities. Innovative solutions such as Solvatten can save lives in both the short-, medium- and long-term. For countries that want to increase preparation for nation-wide natural disasters while providing a longer-term viable solution for disaster-struck areas or […]

What Really Matters: COVID-19

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Reduce the transmission The COVID-19 pandemic forces change everywhere. The way we deal with changes now will have impact on many lives and the future. Easy access to hygiene and safe water is key to disease prevention. Solvatten is uniquely positioned to help.   NGOs and government health organizations can mitigate the impact of the virus in urban as […]

Interview with Petra Wadström

Video: DESIGN STORIES Carl Johan Engberg/Stavfel Produktion 2018. At the Swedish Nationalmuseum 13 oktober 2018 – 17 februari 2019 Interview with Petra Wadström It is a chilly morning in Stockholm. Here, from a small, very cosy office, Swedish microbiologist and artist, Petra Wadström (1952), skypes daily with NGOs and governments from all over the world. Petra is […]

MatHem contributes to Solvatten Project

CO-LAB SUNSHINE STORY MatHem contributes to Solvatten Project MatHem’s customers will be part of something of the greatest importance; clean water. It is a key to better health and development. But for millions of people the lack of clean water is affecting their daily lives and health. Most of those who are affected by water […]