Have your say on the development and implementation of the River Basin Management Plans.

Timetable and Work Programme for the Third-Cycle River Basin Management Plan 2022-2027. This public consultation sets out the main steps and milestones for the development of the third River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) for Ireland, and seeks the views of the public with respect to those steps. In addition, comments are being sought from stakeholders and the public on governance…

Community Water Development Fund 2019

Click Here for 2019 Guidelines The Local Authority Waters Programme are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for applications to a Community Water Development Fund 2019. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 7.00pm. The Community Water Development Fund aims to support communities in progressing water related…

Report on Local Consultations on the Draft River Basin Management Plan

Click here to open the RBMP Report Public consultation on the Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 – 2021 was delivered via 124 local meetings between February and August 2017. These meetings were facilitated by your local Community Water Officer to provide information on the draft plan and to open public conversations on…

Community Information Meetings on the Priority Areas for Action

The River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 – 2021 (RBMP) sets out a new approach for the protection and management of water quality in our rivers, lakes, estuaries, groundwater, and coastal waters. The RBMP is underpinned by a strong evidence base due to the work of the EPA, Inland Fisheries Ireland and local authorities in assessing…

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…

TidyTowns Waters and Communities Special Award 2018

The Waters and Communities Special Award is open for applications with a deadline of 23rd May 2018. The Award is run in conjunction with the main SuperValu TidyTowns Awards, which this year celebrates its 60th year of encouraging and rewarding community effort. The Waters and Communities Special Award 2018 aims to encourage communities to get…

River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 – 2021

The Government published the River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018-2021, which sets out actions that will be taken to improve water quality in rivers, lakes, estuaries, groundwater and coastal areas across the entire country. Developing the RBMP involved three separate public consultation processes, as mandated under the EU Water Framework Directive, these were: The…