Protocol for the Investigative Approach to Serious Animal/Human Health Problems

Year: 2013

The protocol outlines details of a system for investigating serious animal and human health problems which may arise and for which explanations are not readily obvious.

Salinity related DIN and MRP values for WFD

Year: 2013

Salinity related DIN and MRP values for WFD

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) And Climate Change: Guidance For Practitioners

Year: 2013

This leaflet explains how climate change issues can be considered in strategic environmental assessment (SEA), with particular reference to the requirements of European Directive 2001/42/EC (the "SEA Directive"). It explains what climate change impacts are and how they can be described, predicted and addressed.

Synthesis Report On Developing A Strategic Environmental Assessment (Sea) Methodologies For Plans And Programmes In Ireland

Year: 2013

To successfully implement the SEA Directive requirements, plan-makers need to apply best practice techniques where possible. This should be part of an overall approach that makes it easy to comply with the SEA Directive and which also promotes sustainable development. This project aims to develop an SEA methodology that meets these goals.

SEA Process Checklist - Consultation Draft

Consultation Draft of the EPA's SEA Process Checklist to assist in undertaking a full SEA, January 2013

Year: 2013

Consultation Draft of the Environmental Protection Agency's SEA Process Checklist to assist in undertaking a full SEA

Shellfish Impact Assessment Guidance

Year: 2013

Guidance on Conducting an Assessment of the Impact of Discharges from a Waste Water Work on the Microbiological Quality of Shellfish in Adjacent Designated Shellfish Waters.

Certificate of Registration Application Process - Local Authority

Year: 2013

This Flowchart outlines the Application process for the Certification of Registration from start to finish with all of the different options through-out the process.

Waste Water Characterisation Study 2012

Effluent Characterisation Study Part A: WWTP Characterisation - Final Report, December 2012

Year: 2012

In June 2011, the EPA initiated a national wastewater monitoring study to facilitate reporting of Priority substances/PRTR pollutants by local authorities, regarding their EPA licensed wastewater treatment plants.

The Quality Of Bathing Water In Ireland 2001

Year: 2012

The report includes a review of both sea water and freshwater bathing areas based on samples of water taken every two weeks between mid May and 31 August.

The Quality Of Bathing Water In Ireland 2003

This document presents findings and results for 2003 on the quality of Ireland's bathing waters., December 2012

Year: 2012

The results for 2003 show that the quality of the bathing water in Ireland is very good with 78% of bathing areas (102 of 131 sites) complying with the National standards. However there has been a downward trend in recent years.

The Quality Of Bathing Water In Ireland 2002

This document presents findings and results for 2002 on the quality of Ireland's bathing waters., December 2012

Year: 2012

The EPA collates water quality results from each local authority involved in the study and compiles a national report that is sent to the European Commission to ensure compliance with the EC Directive concerning the quality of bathing waters (76/160/EEC).

Bathing Water In Ireland Report 2004

Year: 2012

The results for 2004 show that the quality of the bathing water in Ireland is good (76% of bathing areas comply with the National limit values). The results show that Irish bathing water quality is among the best in Europe.

The Quality Of Bathing Water In Ireland 2005

This document presents findings and results for 2005 on the quality of Ireland's bathing waters. , December 2012

Year: 2012

Bathing water quality has generally improved over the past decade. In 2005, 96% (126 of 131 sites) were compliant with the mandatory standards specified in the EU Bathing Water Directive.

The Quality Of Bathing Water In Ireland 2006

This document presents findings and results for 2006 on the quality of Ireland's bathing waters. , December 2012

Year: 2012

Bathing water quality has generally improved over the past decade. In 2006, 97% (127 of 131 sites) were compliant with the mandatory standards specified in the EU Bathing Water Directive.

The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2008

The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2008

Year: 2012

In 2008, the quality of Ireland's bathing waters remains high with 93 per cent of bathing areas (122 of 131 areas) complying with the minimum EU mandatory values and achieving sufficient water quality status.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2009

Year: 2012

The monitoring of water quality at the 131 designated bathing areas in 2009 was governed by the Quality of Bathing Waters Regulations, 1992 (S.I 155 of 1992) and amendments, which transposed the EU Directive 76/160/EEC. The purpose is to ensure that bathing water quality is maintained and if necessary improved so that it complies with specified standards designated to protect health and the environment.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2010

This report presents findings and results for 2010 on the quality of Ireland's bathing waters., December 2012

Year: 2012

The monitoring of water quality at the 131 designated bathing areas in 2010 was governed by the Quality of Bathing Waters Regulations, 1992 (S.I 155 of 1992) and amendments, which transposed the EU Directive 76/160/EEC. The purpose is to ensure that bathing water quality is maintained and if necessary improved so that it complies with specified standards designated to protect health and the environment.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2011

This report presents findings and results for 2011 on the quality of Ireland's identified bathing waters., December 2012

Year: 2012

The monitoring of water quality at 135 identified bathing waters in 2011 was governed by the new Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (S.I 79 of 2008) which transposed the new EU Directive on bathing water (2006/7/EC). The 2006 Directive gives stronger focus on the protection of public health, a proactive approach to the management of bathing water quality and greater public participation.

Classification of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Substances in Groundwater

Year: 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency have published a list of hazardous and non-hazardous substances relating to their potential risk for groundwater pollution. Hazardous substances must be prevented from entering groundwater, and the input of non-hazardous substances must be limited.

Methodology for Establishing Groundwater Threshold Values, the Assessment of Chemical and Quantitative Status for Groundwater and Groundwater Trends

Year: 2012

Information on the establishment of Threshold Values and the methods and procedures used to assess the chemical and quantitative status of groundwater bodies. Includes outline of the assessment of pollution trends and trend reversal.

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