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Hydrology Summary Bulletin - November 2022

Hydrology bulletin on rainfall, river flows, lake levels, groundwater levels and spring outflows for November 2022, December 2022

Year: 2022

Hydrology Summary Bulletin outlining the flows in rivers, rainfall, lake and turlough levels, groundwater levels and spring outflows of over 300 stations across Ireland for the month.

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Glenary Audit 23/09/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Glenary public drinking water supply on 23/09/2022

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Fethard Audit 13/07/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Fethard Regional public drinking water supply on 13/07/2022

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Tooraneena Audit 04/10/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Tooraneena public drinking water supply on 04/10/2022

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Crehanagh Audit 04/10/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of audit carried out at Crehanagh public drinking water supply on 04/10/2022

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Barrow Regional (Srowland) Audit 07/09/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Barrow Regional public drinking water supply (Srowland water treatment plant) on 07/09/2022

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Bailieborough Audit Report 18/08/2022

Year: 2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Bailieborough public drinking water supply on 18/08/2022

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Cootehill Audit Report 17/08/2022

Audit report in respect of an audit carried out at Cootehill public drinking water supply on 17/08/2022, December 2022

Year: 2022

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Water Quality Monitoring Report on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Concentrations in Irish Waters 2021

This report provides an update on the results of water quality monitoring to support the assessment of the impact of the nitrate’s derogation on Irish waters, as required under Regulation 38 of the European Union (Good Agricultural Practices for the Protection of Waters) (Amendment) Regulations. , November 2022

Year: 2022

The data contained in this report finds that nitrate concentrations remain too high in rivers, groundwater and estuaries in the south east and along the southern seaboard. Nationally, although there has been year on year fluctuation in the average nitrate concentration, its apparent that average nitrate concentrations have increased in the last decade in all water types. Compared to a decade ago, on average, approximately an additional 6,000 tonnes of nitrogen is now being discharged to marine waters in the south east and along the southern seaboard of Ireland each year.

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A Summary of key EPA Authorisation Statistics in Infographic Format

Year: 2022

An update of licensing and authorisation statistics as of 31st October 2022

Drinking Water Quality in Private Group Schemes and Small Private Supplies 2021

Year: 2022

This report provides an overview of the quality of drinking water in private group schemes and small private supplies.

Carbon Dioxide EPA Emission Factors 2022

Year: 2022

Tables showing fuel factors for calculating carbon dioxide emissions

EPA submission: Shared Vision, Forest Strategy & Forestry Programme (EPA Ref: EPAC-0122)

Year: 2022

EPA input to the early stage of strategy development by the Shared Vision, Forest Strategy and Forestry Programme.

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Climate Change's Four Irelands

An Audience Segmentation Analysis, November 2022

Year: 2022

This segmentation report is an analysis of the EPA Climate Change in the Irish Mind survey published in 2021, in partnership with Yale University. The report shows that the Irish population can be categorised into four distinct audiences based on attitudes about climate change. The classification shows that the audiences strongly differ on their knowledge, levels of worry, and willingness to take direct action on climate change. The four groups representing a spectrum of views about climate change are identified as the Alarmed, Concerned, Cautious and Doubtful.

Advisory Committee Meeting 24th June 2022

Year: 2022

Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes held on 24th June 2022

Cigire Sinsearach (Leibhéal 2) Forfheidhmiú Uisce Óil

Uimhir Phoist 000240, November 2022

Year: 2022

Sannfar ról bainistíochta sinsearaí don té a cheapfar agus beidh sé/sí freagrach as an bhfoireann forfheidhmithe Uisce Óil a threorú, ar príomhfheidhm forfheidhmithe na heagraíochta í.

Senior Inspector (Level 2) Drinking Water Enforcement

Post No. 000240, November 2022

Year: 2022

The person appointed will be assigned a senior management role and will be responsible for leading the Drinking water enforcement team which is a core enforcement function of the organisation.

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Focus on Local Authority Environmental Enforcement Performance Report 2021

Year: 2022

This report provides the results of the first year of the revised Local Authority Performance Framework, which assesses the effectiveness of local authority inspection activities in targeting key environmental issues. Local Authorities play a vital role in protecting the environment and they are responsible for enforcing much of our environmental legislation. The EPA’s Local Authority Performance Framework is a national approach to target key environmental issues. The EPA assess 20 priority areas to measure how local authority actions are delivering outcomes. The emphasis is on the follow-up of any non-compliances so that real environmental improvements are achieved for air quality, water quality and waste management.