Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

‘Underground World of Saint Petersburg’ is an exhibition where you will learn how water reaches apartments of Saint Petersburg and where it goes next.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

At first, visitors are shown a short imformation movie about the water supply system of the city.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Here, you will find ‘digital aquariums and posters’.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

The movie is shown on a large screen with a miniature of Saint Petersburg in front of it.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

After the movie, visitors go down to the miniature where a guide tells them about history of the water supply system of Saint Petersburg. The miniature shows the city the way it was 6 years ago.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Smolny Cathedral.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

In the middle, you can the the water tower.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

On the left, you can see a full-size water pipe.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

People are going inside!

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Here, they show water filters used by ‘Vodokanal’.  On the right, there is an ultraviolet filter that kills gems and bacteria.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

The next room shows how plumbers fix water pipes.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

The next room is the basement of a house. Through the ceiling, you can see someone’s bathroom.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

This is a full-size sewer. It is located 60 m to 90 m underground and each day they have to remove up to 15 tons of garbage from here.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

They tell about water treatment plants.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

A local water sprite.

Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply

This machine says ‘Soda’ but in fact here you can taste some filtered water from the Neva.

Location: Saint Petersburg

via shablin.spb.ru

4 thoughts on “Museum Of Water In Saint Petersburg. History Of Water Supply”

  1. The water is filtered yet they can’t seem to kill the girarda parasite that infects the entire water supply. Drinking this water without boiling it first will have no effect on a native Russian but for a foreigner it will cause a most unpleasant stomach virus.

    Cool museum though!

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