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Company profile

The company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. is a direct successor of the state enterprise Vodní zdroje Praha founded in 1957. After 1990, a decision was made to privatise the state enterprise, transforming it into a private joint stock company. A brief history of the company can be found here.

Regarding the scope and quality of services, the company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. has completely and successfully taken up the business activities of the state enterprise Vodní zdroje Praha. Its long history is also reflected in the activities and development of the company in the past 20 years. Today we rank among modern, well established and reputable companies in the area of environmental protection, drilling operations and water management.

The company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. is based in Prague Smíchov. Its technical and technological facilities are located in Tuchlovice near Kladno. In the region of South Moravia, services are provided by the company's worksite in Hodonín. All of the services are delivered in the whole of the Czech Republic.

As for international assignments, we have been operating mainly in central and southern Europe and East Asia. The company's international activities include contracts carried out in Libya, Algeria, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Sweden, and Slovakia. At the present time, we are operating in Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Mongolia, and the Philippines.

Currently we have a branch in Montenegro and a subsidiary in Mongolia.

The company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. has currently more than 70 employees with the required level of education, which means mostly university degree holders, which are largely experienced in their respective fields. The company's employees hold the required certifications issued by the Ministry of the Environment for the areas of hydrogeology, engineering geology, geological services – remediation, and geophysics; further certifications issued by the Czech Mining Authority for activities carried out by mining methods as well as a number of certifications issued by the Czech Society for Quality. For all of the services offered by us, we hold relevant trade licences and concessions.

We operate a wide range of drilling rigs capable to meet even the most demanding requirements for work in complicated geologic settings, such as for drilling hydrogeological wells, remediation wells or geotechnical wells. Abstraction wells including equipment are always constructed so as to be fully optimised for long term extraction of the required amount of groundwater, ensuring long life of the well. We offer long term guarantees on drilling services. Procuring all the necessary permits as well as complying with the regulatory requirements goes without saying.

The company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. closely cooperates with an accredited (ASLAB, Czech Accreditation Institute) analytical laboratory using state-of-the-art equipment for full analysis of water, solid materials, wastes, and air.

 

The achievements of the company VODNÍ ZDROJE, a.s. include a large number of contracts successfully performed over the past 20 years. Annually the company carries out more than 250 contracts of different sizes. One of the main activities of the company is remediation and elimination of old environmental burdens, funded by the Ministry of Finance (previously the National Property Fund of the Czech Republic), Ministry of the Environment and the State Environmental Fund of the Czech Republic. A substantial part of the company's turnover is derived from long term services provided for water treatment and distribution companies. These include e. g. work carried out for the company Pražské vodovody a kanalizace (Prague Water Mains and Sewerage Systems) at the largest groundwater extraction facility supplying water for Prague in Káraný, further for the company Severočeské vodovody a kanalizace (North Bohemian Water Mains and Sewerage Systems), as well as towns and municipalities throughout the Czech Republic. We provide well drilling services for natural persons as well.

In addition to that, we take part in applied research and development projects and international development cooperation. In these projects, we collaborate with universities, specialised research organisations as well as a number of Czech and foreign partners. 

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