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10.12.2018 17:34

BSR Water Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation launched

City of Helsinki participates to the new BSR Water Platform Project as the BEST project lead partner and a project partner of the former iWater project.

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BSR Water Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation gathers lead partners from big Baltic Sea wide EUSBSR Flagship Projects' lead partners for creating e.g. stronger policy recommendations and proposals for legal development. 

BSR Water is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region from October 2018 to  March 2021, and coordinated by the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) Sustainable Cities Commission . 

The City of Helsinki participates most to the BSR Water workpackage “Facilitation of the regional policy dialog on sustainable water management”, lead by the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission HELCOM. The aim is to have a wide perspective in water management in society from stormwaters (volume & quality) and industrial sewage (hazardous substances) to municipal sewage and sludge nutrient recycling, energy efficiency and finally to agriculture. 

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