In the protection of waters, the aim is to achieve at least a good status for surface and ground waters. These pages contain information on planning related to the protection of waters, and water protection in various sectors. Information on the Baltic Sea is available in the section Sea.
Protection is governed by national programmes and strategies and legislation, all of which are presented in the Ministry of the Environment’s web service. The web service also contains information on international cooperation within the sector.
Research and expert activities related to the protection of waters are presented on SYKE’s web service on the Baltic Sea, inland waters and aquatic resources theme site.