In Focus:
Water solutions and expertise from Finland

Mine water services

Our solution

Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) has extensive experience in services and research and innovation (R&I) in the field of mine water management and mine water treatment at all stages of a mine’s life. Our expertise consists of hydrogeological research and innovation in mining areas, reactive transport modeling and simulation of groundwater and mining waste. We also are involved in the development of water treatment and recovery of valuables from mining effluent and ore processing, the development of monitoring methodologies and strategies as well as capacity building.

Benefit for the customer

  • State-of-the-art knowledge based on long, independent research.
  • Unique methodologies and equipment for field and laboratory studies.
  • Unique on- and off-site research facilities for water treatment and mineral processing.

Competitive advantage

Geological Survey of Finland has gained its experience in mine water services by developing the knowledge, facilities and methodologies in research projects. As a result, our services are scientifically proven and tested on site.

Customer segment



GTK is an internationally oriented research agency. We are a leading European competence center for the assessment of geological resources.


Several consulting cases in hydrogeology and groundwater modeling with mining companies in Finland.

The Susmin project


Jussi Ahonen
+358 50 349 3143