Water Quality in Ireland 2016 – 2021 Summary Report

Summary: This report provides summary information on the status of our rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal waters (known collectively as surface waters) and groundwaters. It is based on information collected over a 6-year period from 2016 to 2021 under Ireland’s national water quality monitoring programme from over 4,000 surface water bodies and 514 groundwater bodies. It highlights changes in the condition of these waters, identifies the main problems causing water quality issues and sets out what actions need to be taken to protect this important national resource.

Water Quality Summary Report 2016-2021 Cover

Published: 2022

ISBN: 978-1-80009-074-3

Pages: 12

Filesize: 3,414 KB

Format: pdf


The full detailed report on Ireland’s water quality can be downloaded here.