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Environmental Data Exchange Network (EDEN)

EDEN is the EPA's online web portal for Local Authorities and licensees to communicate with the EPA on numerous applications.

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Dumping at Sea (DaS)

Dumping at sea from vessels, aircraft or offshore installation of a substance or material without a permit is prohibited by the Dumping at Sea Act 1996 as amended. The purpose of a Dumping at Sea permit is to regulate the dumping of material at sea.

Latest publications in Monitoring & Assessment

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2021 Code of Practice for Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems

This publication will assist authorities, developers, system manufacturers, system designers, installers and operators to deal with various systems.

he 2021 Code of Practice for Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems (Population Equivalent ≤ 10) provides guidance on the site characterization, design, operation and maintenance of domestic waste water treatment systems.

Latest News and Press Releases

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Bathing water quality continues to improve but pollution incidents affect some beaches

Date released: May 12, 2021

The EPA has today published the Bathing Water in Ireland report for 2020 which sets out the quality of bathing water at our beaches.

Ireland’s Water Quality Needs to be Better Protected

Date released: December 14, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published the Water Quality Indicators Report 2019 which provides an assessment on Ireland’s surface water and groundwater quality.

EPA report shows on-going improvement in bathing water quality.Three new bathing waters classified as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ in latest assessment

Date released: May 26, 2020

The EPA has today published the Bathing Water in Ireland report for 2019 which sets out the quality of bathing water at our beaches. Overall, bathing water quality improved across the country in 2019, although quality did decline at some locations.

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