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…

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…