Myllylähde, Loimaa, Finland


Posted: December 5, 2010

Category: Europe, Finland, View All

Myllylähteentie 2-86
Loimaa, Finland 32560
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A beautiful place located in groundwater area. Area is kept in excellent condition and also serves as a tourist attraction. Good accessibility with car, about 500 m from the main road. The spring in only few metres from the small parking space – very convenient. You have two option for gathering water. The main spring which is a large “pond” and has a significant flow rate. The other option is artesian well very near. It is an iron pipe pushed through clay layer to a depth of 24 metres and gets the spring-water before it surfaces. This might be the cleanest water option in this location because the “spring-pond” might gather some pollution before it proceeds to the stream.

Water has been flowing non-stop for 80 years.


Surface spring, 7.11.2010:
– air temp +5, water temp +6
– TDS 35
– tasteless, MINISCULE odor, very drinkable still, I have used this for boiling purposes and drank the artesian well water raw
– fillrate about 10 L / 10 seconds, fast
– PH 7.5-8

Artesian well/pipe, 7.11.2010:
– air temp +5, water temp +7
– TDS 26
– pH 8.4-8.9
– tasteless, odorless
– 24/7/365 water flow with “antigravity pump” 😉
– might stop flowing in dry times?
– fillrate about 1 L / minute, pretty slow
– pipe is short so get a 1-2 L, low profile container with which to fill the bottles
– pipe looks old, but continuous flow should keep the water clean
– two people have drank this water non stop for 5 days, 10-20 L. So far no ill effects

Water collected to 3 x 10 L brown glass bottles and to 2 x 10 L Finnspring plastic-bottles (artesian water in glass bottles).

Commercially sold Finnspring spring water TDS is about 20.

No official tests have been conducted to either water source.

Additional info:




Nearest Address

Myllylähteentie 2-86
32560 Loimaa

Directions from Nearest Address

Take the road 213

Vital Information

  • Fee: None
  • Access: Public
  • Flow: Continuous
  • TDS: 35 & 26
  • Temp: +6 & +7° Celsius
  • pH: 7.5-8 & 8.4-8.9

Hours Spring is Open:

There might be visitors/tourists quite often?



Map Link: Myllylähde Map

Submitted by: JMan


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