Water Heritage Day – August 26th 2018

Share a story and make a connection on Water Heritage Day Sunday 26th August. Irish people are traditionally great story tellers, you could say it’s in our DNA. Stories, legends and folklore passed down through generations are an integral part of our heritage. As an island nation, many of these stories relate to the seas…

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…

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…