Let's clean the waters of Virumaa!

LIFE IP CleanEST is an integrated water management project that is focused on improving the status of water bodies in Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru Counties.

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The LIFE IP CleanEST project, within the next 10 years, will improve the status of the Virumaa water bodies and will analyse possibilities for improvement. The project covers a total of 240 000 hectares, including a total of 574 km of watercourses and nearly 160 000 hectares of coastal waters.

40 BODIES OF SURFACE WATER
8 BODIES OF GROUNDWATER
16,7 MILLION EUROS

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Estonia's first: LIFE IP CleanEST installed floating islands to clean Soolikaoja creek in Rakvere

Estonia's first floating islands, the aim of which is to clean water bodies, were installed on the three ponds of Soolikaoja creek in the city of Rakvere. Improving the aquatic environment of Soolikaoja is part of the ten-year project LIFE IP CleanEST. Plants were planted on 11 floating islands, which clean the water through the roots from the pollutants.