The environmental risks of peat production and how they are managed

The water protection-related environmental risks of peat production is linked to flooding and flood discharge of run-off water and managing acid sulphate soils.

The key to managing the environmental risks is to identify the risks and develop management methods. That is why Vapo is involved in many peat production water projects.

The means used to prevent environmental risks being realized are water protection structures, working practices and methods and training for staff and contractors.