WaterPro Final Seminar

Kuppio, Finland

WaterPro Final Seminar Presents eco-efficient tools and models for good water quality management and protection for the Northern Periphery sparsely populated area. WaterPro partners from seven countries present pilot size studies related to agricultural and mining extraction industries challenges related to nutrient runoffs. Time: Wed 22.5.2019 Location: Finland, Kuopio, Scandic Hotel, Satamakatu 1 PROGRAM 9.00 Registration & Morning coffee The morning speeches 9.25 Opening words by Satu Vehreävesa, Director (Regional Development), The Regional Council of Pohjois-Savo 9.30 River Basin Management in Pohjois-Savo/ Antti Kanninen, North Savo ELY Centre 10.00 Possibilities to control nitrogen discharges in extractive industry/ Anna-Kaisa Ronkanen, University of Oulu 10.30 Local challenges of Agriculture/ Teija Rantala, RavinneRenki, Savonia 11.00 Short coffee break, 20 min. 11.20 WaterPro introduction / Savonia 11.40 Case study – monitoring and controlling explosive based nutrient load in a small quarry/ Soili Solismaa, GTK Finland 12.00 Pilot site in Iceland- Challenges and lesson learned/ Jón Guðmundsson, Agricultural University of Iceland 12.20 Pilot site in Faroe Islands/ Tróndur Leivsson, Búnaðarstovan – Agricultural Agency 12.40 Nutrient reduction systems for agricultural run off/ Michael Gormley, Herriot Watt University, Scotland 13.00 Lunch The afternoon speeches 14.00 The potential of fast growing willows for the reduction of nutrient losses to waterbodies/ Chris Johnston, Northern Ireland 14.20 Integrated bio-solutions for treatment of Landfill Leachate/ Con McLaughlin, Donegal County Council, Iceland 14.40 Lough Neagh Partnership/ Gerry Darby, Northern Ireland 15.00 Nitrogen removal at cold-climate mine sites in northern Sweden/ Anders Widerlund, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden 15.20 WaterPro-panel 16.00 Ending the seminar

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