Finland with Clean Water ExpertiseRich in water, smart in water knowledge and experienced in transboundary and arctic water management. In Finland, clean water is taken for granted.
The backbone of Finnish water expertise on one hand are the nearly 190.000 lakes, excellent ground water resources and 650 rivers and on the other hand the early, serious attention and concrete measures to protect water resources. Finnish know-how - excellent for challenging arctic environment where temperatures can vary from minus 30 degrees to plus 30 degrees in celsius - is recognized worldwide.
The Finnish innovation system yields water and environmental innovations cross-fertilized with the strong ICT sector. Many challenges related to the use of water are problems related to data management, and the combination of Finnish Water and ICT expertise provides innovative solutions for this sector. As a result, Finland is continuously among the top runners in global evaluations when comparing the status of environment in different countries.