Taking care of surface waters and water resources together
Is Finland investing enough in the management, protection and restoration of water bodies? Is water use sustainable in different sectors? Do we protect the good status of water bodies and the quality of groundwater? Future generations will ultimately recognize the impacts of human activities and the results of protection work.
Monitoring the hydrologial situation helps reduce risks
Hydrological monitoring and forecasts have been permanent favourite topics in the environment.fi service. Nowadays they are available in the waterinfo.fi service. The forecasts help all who are interested to prepare for extreme situations, such as floods and droughts.
Status of waters and monitoring
Although the status of waters in Finland is fairly good in many places, monitoring the status is necessary, and everyone interested in it can participate. You a water researcher?
Sustainable use of waters and protection of groundwater
Proactivity is essential for the status and sufficiency of waters. In the case of groundwater, proactivity is necessary because its treatment is difficult and expensive.
Protection and management of waters and seas
Everyone can act and work in a water-responsible manner in their daily lives and participate in the protection and management of waters in many ways.
Sometimes restoration is necessary
Sometimes it is necessary to start the restoration of a lake or river. Permanent results usually require restoration measures in the catchment. The contribution of volunteers and locals is almost always necessary.
More water information
- Contribute to the well-being of waters
- Regional information on the environment and waters
- Permits and obligation
Other web services
- and supplement with your own knowledge and findings