Preparing for climate change and surface water related risks in the Hanhikangas groundwater area

RAINMAN project press release

The City of Mikkeli Environmental Services together with Geological Survey of Finland hosted a day-long workshop on May 12th, 2021 focusing on the updating of the protection plan of the Hanhikangas aquifer. The aim of the workshop was to engage and create dialog between the relevant operators and organisations whose tasks include conserving the aquifer or, who can work toward its protection.

In the workshop, there were three main topics: groundwater and climate change, controlling the urban runoff, and preventing accidents. There was an introduction for each topic, followed by group work. The workshop was an activity of the RAINMAN project.

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Contact: Juha Rautio (City of Mikkeli Environmental Services)
E-mail: [email protected]