Water research

Science-based management of water resources and aquatic environments

Water Chemistry and Microbiology Research Group

The Water Chemistry and Microbiology Research Group at University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is a passionate bunch of individuals united by a common interest of solving the crucial water pollution challenges faced globally. Our experts specialize in water and wastewater treatment technologies and m...

Water Law Research Group

01.08.2014 -
Water law research at the international, EU and national level. Cross-cutting themes include sustainable use and protection of water resources, water quality, floods, fisheries, integrated water resources management, international water cooperation, and water-energy-food nexus. Adaptive law and r...

Innovative water protection methods

01.06.2018 - 01.03.2022
Group has two ongoing research projects:

+ Biochar, circular economy and water protection in forestry, Marjatta and Eino Kolli Foundation, 2018-2020 (PI Marjo Palviainen, UH)

+ Biochar - a new water protection method for acid sulphate soils, Maa- ja vesitekni...

Kuopio Water Cluster -investments

01.04.2019 - 31.03.2022
The project is funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland, Savonia University of Applied Sciences (coordinator), Natural Resources Institute Finland, Geological Survey of Finland, Finnish institute for health and welfare

Kuopio Water Cluster development project

01.04.2019 - 31.03.2022
The project is funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland, Savonia University of Applied Sciences (coordinator), Natural Resources Institute Finland, Geological Survey of Finland, Finnish institute for health and welfare

ENERVE - Energy-efficient dewatering

01.01.2021 - 31.12.2022
Project is funded by European regional development fund (ERDF). The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences - XAMK (coordinator).