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Water supply and sewerage in Kajaani

In Kajaani, the Kajaanin Vesi (In Finnish) municipal water management enterprise is responsible for the production and distribution of domestic water, the removal of sewage and the purification of waste water in its area. In other areas, cooperatives for water and sewerage take care of their community’s water management independently.

Domestic water refers to water used for drinking, cooking or other domestic purposes. Waste water refers to unusable water that requires purification.
Stormwater and its management in the zoned area has been the City of Kajaani’s responsibility since the beginning of 2016. Stormwater refers to any rainwater and meltwater, as well as drainage water from buildings’ foundations.