Waters

The section Waters contains information on water bodies and water resources and their status, monitoring, use and restoration. This section also contains material on the protection of waters and the related cooperation. Järvi-meriwiki is the gateway to a wiki-type web service specifically created for lakes and the Sea. Research perspective is presented on SYKE’s web service. Strategies, programmes and legislation of water are presented on the Ministry of the Enviroment's web service.

Press releases and news

Kipsin kuormausta levitysvaunuun syksyllä 2021. Kuva Iida Vartila.

Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers

2021-12-08
Soil improving agents may quickly and effectively reduce the water pollution from agricultural land. Gypsum, pulp mill fibre, and structural lime have been studied comprehensively, and based on the results, a practical guide has been compiled, from which farmers can learn more about the use of these soil improving agents.
Go to press releases and news of the Finnish Environment Institute
Go to news of the Ministry of the Environment
Järvi-meriwiki (Lake&Sea wiki), maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, is a collaborative web service focusing on Finland’s lakes and other water areas. Using Lake&Sea wiki, anyone can engage in activities such as editing descriptions of lakes, maintaining observation spots and contributing to the discussion forum.
 
Published 2014-10-13 at 13:13, updated 2022-01-17 at 14:29