Extraction of peat and the reduction of the concurrent impact on ground and surface water in the Viru-Peipsi sub-basin
Estonia is very rich of bogs and marshes. 1 009 101 ha or 23% of the total territory of Estonia is occupied by wetlands. The total peat reserve in Estonia is 2,37 billion tons. This reserve is divided in to active and passive ones. More than one third of Estonian active peat reserve is located in Viru-Peipsi Basin.
06 Apr 2010