Designation of heavily modified waterbodies for the third River Basin Management Plan

Summary: The purpose of this consultation is to seek your views on the designation of heavily modified waterbodies.

Published: 2022

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The purpose of this consultation is to seek your views on the designation of heavily modified waterbodies, and the review process that has been conducted to feed into the final river basin management plan for 2022-2027. Please forward any comments you may have to catchments@epa.ie

A short overview is available here: https://www.catchments.ie/public-consultation-on-the-designation-of-heavily-modified-waterbodies-for-the-third-cycle-river-basin-management-plan/

The EPA will review the outcomes of the consultation process and make a recommendation to the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage on the waterbodies that meet the designation criteria. The Minister will consider the recommendation and make a decision on the designations, which will then be published in the final river basin management plan.

The consultation period has been extended by 2 weeks and now closes at midnight on 1 May 2022.