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News, 1/20/2015

Tapping into Finnish lakes

Photo: Visit FinlandFinnish lakes, Päijänne, Saimaa, tunnel, water supply, cleantech, environment, swimming, skiing, skating, Jyväskylä, Lahti, Helsinki, FinlandSwimming in refreshing lake water forms a favourite summer pastime for many Finns – and in the winter there’s ice swimming if you’re brave enough (photo from Lake Kallavesi, near the city of Kuopio).

Finland boasts a staggering 188,000 lakes, which provide a focus for leisure activities all year round. We also look at how a tunnel connected to Finland’s deepest lake demonstrates a pioneering example of cleantech and environmental investment.

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Updated 1/20/2015

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