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Ilim Group completes first stage of drinking water quality improvement program at its Koryazhma mill in Russia

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Ilim Group completes first stage of drinking water quality improvement program at its Koryazhma mill in Russia

December 10, 2012 - 23:46
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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Dec. 11, 2012 (Press Release) -Ilim Group has implemented the first stage of the program aimed to improve quality of drinking water in Koryazhma, Arkhangelsk Oblast. As part of this program, which is being implemented jointly with local administration, the cutting edge water treatment equipment was put into operation in the water treatment shop of the Koryazhma Mill.

This equipment includes an automatic carbon filtering unit designed to purify tap water from odors and impurities. Similar equipment is used at WWTPs of the biggest cities in Russia and in Ukraine. The Koryazhma Mill has earlier put into operation river water treatment automatic filter cleaning system and other equipment under the same project.

The second stage of the project includes upgrade of clarifiers, replacement of filters and purchase of UV water disinfection system. Full implementation of the program will allow to bring drinking water in Koryazhma in compliance with the highest quality standards.