The Vantaa (Finnish: Vantaanjoki, Swedish: Vanda å) is a 101-kilometre (63 mi) long river in Southern Finland. The river starts from the lake Erkylänjärvi in Hausjärvi and flows into the Gulf of Finland at Vanhankaupunginselkä in Helsinki. One of the tributaries of the Vantaa river is Keravanjoki that flows through the town of Kerava north of Helsinki.
Use as water and power supply
The Helsinki-based energy company Helsingin Energia has a working power station museum located at the mouth of Vantaanjoki. The Vanhakaupunki Hydropower Plant produces an average of 500 MWh annually.
- "Helsingin Sanomat – Helsinki drinking water to be drawn from the Vantaa from mid-April". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- "Helsingin Energia – Vanhakaupunki hydropower plant". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
Media related to Vantaanjoki at Wikimedia Commons
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