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 […]

UN Habitat and Solvatten in Mali

MALI UN Habitat and Solvatten The world community has pledged to reduce by half the proportion of the global population without sustainable access to safe drinking water by 2015 (UN Millennium Development Goal 7) and Solvatten projects are contributing to this. UN Habitat is starting a solar water pasteurization project to provide safe drinking water and warm […]

Swedish Institute Innovation Tour

I INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY Swedish Institute Innovation Tour Once again Solvatten has been named as one of the ”hottest innovations”. The Swedish Institute, Sweden’s leading globalisation agency, has selected Solvatten as one of the top innovations which Sweden is today offering to the world. From 201 nominations the 20 most promising were selected by a panel of experts […]

Solvatten awarded at the Humanitarian Water and Food Award

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2010 AWARD WINNER Solvatten receives Humanitarian Water and Food Award The Humanitarian Water and Food Award announced the 2010 winner last night, at its first ever award event held at LIFE, Faculty of Life Sciences, Copenhagen. Second prize went to Solvatten AB, for their initiative “The Solvatten solar safe water system“. Profesor […]

Solvatten in Kibera with NCF

Solvatten in Kibera with NCF Solvatten AB will, in co-operation with the Institute of Environment and Water, a Kenyan-based charitable trust, provide an innovative household water treatment technology in Africa’s largest slum. The project, in Kibera, Nairobi, will secure safe drinking water for 13,000 residents. In addition greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced and the […]

A sustainable solution with winners all round

GIVE WATER, SAVE LIVES A sustainable solution with winners all round Solvatten AB has teamed up with Tricorona, a leading company in the global climate economy, to offer CDM* projects under the UN’s Kyoto Protocol. The first project is now starting in the Western Province of Kenya. As well as UNFCCC registration, Solvatten projects are […]

Updates from Kenya

Solvatten in Kibera with NCF Solvatten AB will, in co-operation with the Institute of Environment and Water, a Kenyan-based charitable trust, provide an innovative household water treatment technology in Africa’s largest slum. The project, in Kibera, Nairobi, will secure safe drinking water for 13,000 residents. In addition greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced and the […]

Run for Water

A group of women learn about Solvatten's use and impact on health, hygiene and environment during a demonstration

Run For Water Stockholm Run for Water will take place on April 18th 2010. The run will raise awareness of the problems faced by many in getting safe water, and it will raise money for three water projects. Lets Run! www.waterrun.se Explore Collaborations

Help provide rural Ugandans with safe drinking water

GIVE WATER, SAVE LIVES Help provide rural Ugandans with safe drinking water The main cause of death each year in Jinja District, Uganda, is unsafe drinking water and poor sanitation amongst local communities. Families use expensive fuel stoves to boil water for drinking and hygiene purposes. These stoves can cause household fires or lung disease […]

On the ranking list of top green

On the ranking list of top green Petra Wadstrom, founder and inventor of Solvatten > has made it to the Swedish green site ”Miljoaktuellt”s ranking list of the most influential green tech person. Read more on the swedish site: http://miljoaktuellt.idg.se/2.1845/1.283267/hundratals-miljomaktiga-nominerade-hittills Explore Collaborations