Northern Djurgårdsstaden will clean stormwater through its new Innovation2010-06-28 The innovative environmental technology company Flexi Clean AB has made its first delivery and installation of storm water filters to Stockholm's new eco-town, Djurgårdsstaden.
"With the motto to be a world-leading environmental town it is pleasing to test a solution to one of several environmental problems," says Hans Söderström, head of Vattenverk at the Traffic Office in Stockholm. "Stockholm is of course the European Green Capital of the year and to test and evaluate new innovations forsolutions to existing environmental problems is in our interest ".
"We are naturally delighted to be visiting Northern Djurgårdsstaden as our customer. It gives us a clear stamp of quality. Today draining stormwater with a host of pollutants, such as lead, copper, zinc, chromium, nickel and oil into the wells along with storm water and often into the nearest rivers polluted. It is not sustainable, either economically or ecologically. And we have an innovative and cost effective solution to the problem ", says Peder Eneroth, CEO of Clean Flexi.
Flexi Clean's filter cartridges have been installed on the Gasverksvägen and Fiskartorpsvägen, a stretch of road which currently has a traffic at around 20 000 cars and therefore have a heavily polluted stormwater.
Since June 2009 Flexi Clean AB is in the business incubator STING (Stockholm Innovation & Growth), where the company business is to development support to succeed in building a more rapid international growth.