What’s happening in the Adrigole Catchment?

The Adrigole River needs you!Good water quality in our rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal waters is a precious resource. The Local Authority Water Programme (LAWPRO) works to promote a healthy water environment by identifying water quality issues and finding ways to fix them. This is a new way of working to improve water quality and Read More…

Recruitment

Senior Executive Scientist The Local Authority Waters Programme is looking for one Senior Executive Scientist (INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT) ( to be based in either either the offices of Donegal County Council (Donegal town) or Monaghan County Council (Carrickmacross). This is a fixed term contract post and will conclude on 31st December 2021. A review of Read More…

Bellawaddy Catchment

The Bellawaddy catchment is one of 190 areas nationally prioritised to protect and restore our water quality. We wanted to make you aware that Catchment Scientists will be working in the area this year, focusing on the streams and rivers that flow into Killala Bay around Enniscrone Town. A public meeting was held on 11th Read More…

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Local Authority Waters Programme continues to monitor the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 public health emergency and expert advice from the HSE. As the situation unfolds, our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our staff and their families, and that of our stakeholders and communities. To that end all of our public engagements Read More…

Community Water Development Fund 2019

The Community Water Development Fund helps local communities deliver projects and initiatives related to water and nature.  These projects deliver local benefits by enhancing the water environment and wider benefits by helping to meet water quality objectives of the national River Basin Management Plan. The fund is open to all community and voluntary groups interested in Read More…

Areas for Action for the River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 – 2021

The River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 – 2021 sets out measures and priorities aimed at ensuring its implementation over the next four years will achieve objectives of the EU Water Framework Directive. To support these objectives the catchment characterisation work undertaken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has informed criteria for prioritisation for Read More…