iWater Kick off to familiarize with ISWM in practice

The iWater kick off meeting took place in Helsinki on 2–4 March.  Around 50 participants from all membering cities gathered for a three-day kick off meeting in a wintery landscape in Helsinki. The programme included presentations on storm water solutions in the partnering cities and project´s pilot sites among others. In addition, the meeting was also a good place for the partners to network and meet stakeholders.

The participants also visited the premises of the Aalto University where students presented their work in the framework of the Water sites student competition.  Helsinki Zoo hosted a visit to their storm water sites.  

The meeting took place at Finland's lowest energy consumption office building "Environment House" in Viikki, Helsinki.