An Assessment of the 1995 Drought

Year: 2012

This report examines the rainfall pattern and low river flows that were recorded at selected rainfall and hydrometric stations in 1995 and compares them to the rainfall pattern and low river flows that occured in the drought year 1976.

Review of the EPA Hydrometric Programme

This report provides details of the review carried out of the EPA Hydrometric Programme, December 2012

Year: 2012

This review investigates the work undertaken by the Hydrometric and Groundwater Section of the EPA and the many activities that utilise the hydrometric data generated by the section. A review of individual hydrometric stations was conducted for the prioritisation of future hydrometric programmes. The review also outlines recommendations for the future implementation of the EPA–Local Authority hydrometric programme

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.

1998 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

1999 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

2000 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

2001 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

2002 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

2003 River Water Quality Report

Year: 2012

Annual report on biological quality of Irish rivers

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