Pure natural waters - Anti-erosion measures - Waterways in forest landscape
Natural water purity, high recreational values of waterways and erosion prevention are examples of ecosystem services that can be influenced through good water conservation practices and mimicking nature’s own models in civil engineering. With Tapio’s services you can reach the best result.
Education and publications
Tapio provides high-quality and cost-effective training in various water conservation methods ranging from primary clarification with sedimentation basins to filtration with the help of willow trees’ root system network. We also provide updating services related to the changing requirements of water conservation legislation. Tapio publishes guidelines and recommendations related to various water conservation aspects. We continuously develop our products together with the leading experts.
Monitoring the quality of water protection
We offer quality assessments regarding water conservation practices and evaluate related development needs. We can also develop for your company a water conservation self-monitoring approach and prepare for its implementation.
We are actively involved in developing automatic all year-round flow and water quality monitoring. The weather-resistant high-technology equipment allows real-time monitoring of results on the Internet. We provide an effective monitoring system design and its implementation.
Erosion can be abated by controlling the flow of water. New solutions are created especially by laser scanning, which provides accurate topographical data. Together with our partners we are developing erosion risk evaluations, as well as providing services and methods for erosion prevention.
Together with our partners we are actively developing effective water conservation systems. Modern information systems provide support for both individual projects, as well as for the overall planning of waterways’ catchment areas. Good planning enhances the amenities and natural values of forests. You can order a Tapio expert to come and assist you already at the initial stages of your project planning.
Tapio has twenty years of experience in water quality monitoring and water conservation methods in Finland. Our customers include construction engineers, drainage contractors and funding agencies in various regional developing projects. We work in collaboration with research, practitioners and ICT-suppliers, which allows us to provide our customers with the best available solutions.
Lauri Saaristo, Director, Nature, Environment and Waters
tel. +358 40 573 9168
Dr. Samuli Joensuu, Senior Environmental Expert
tel. +358 40 534 1043