Water services tasks to South Savo Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
In accordance with the amendment to the decree approved by the Government on 9 December 2021, the tasks laid down for the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment in the Water Services Act will be placed at the South Savo Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment. These tasks are mainly related to different types of controls.
The aim is to provide the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment with better opportunities to carry out the controls and promote the objectives of the Water Services Act. The purpose of the Act is to ensure
- water services that provide an adequate supply of clean and safe drinking water with respect to health and other factors,
- proper sewerage systems in terms of health and environmental protection.
The aim is, in particular, to strengthen the preparedness for incidents and emergencies through harmonised control actions, implement renovation investments and improve data management and data security.
The amendment to the decree will enter into force on 1 January 2022.
Tarja Krakau, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 29 504 7308