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# Water quality

Last month
April 2024
Tirlán boss wants Govt to give €40m to plan aimed at improving 'worst rivers' in Ireland
Irish Water admits 'not meeting standards' after reports of orange liquid pouring from taps
This year
IFI welcomes fine imposed on Irish Water for chemical discharges that killed 2,000 fish
Irish farmers to hold rallies today in solidarity with protests by EU counterparts
Eamon Ryan: No one anywhere in the country should have to buy bottled water
Last year
Calls to expand government water testing as thousands flock for Christmas Day swims
Most bathing waters have not been tested by local authorities since September.
Nitrates limit change to proceed as planned after Minister's meeting with EU Commissioner
Councils told to 'prioritise' inspections for air, noise and water pollution
Dr Catherine Conlon: Sewage in our waterways has huge health and environmental consequences
Dr Catherine Conlon
Eamon Ryan: Ireland isn't going to 'change tack' on nitrates derogation
Taoiseach to seek meeting with EU Commission on nitrates derogation after meeting farmers
Farmer groups picket Agriculture Minister's meeting following nitrates cut
EPA releases industrial water register for first time - but redacts almost 150 farm businesses
Nearly 500,000 people receive drinking water from 'at-risk' public supplies
Dozens more inspectors needed to tackle the 'wicked problem' of farm water pollution
'Extremely disappointing': Water quality in rivers and lakes fails to make upward strides
Department of Agriculture pressured EPA not to release list of farms pumping from rivers
EPA reveals Ireland's good and bad bathing sites as improvement continues
Ireland referred to EU court over ‘insufficient’ efforts on water quality laws
All time
Report: Here are the counties performing the best and worst on local environment issues
Local councils hiring inspectors to target farms over pollution concerns
Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
Concerns over data submitted by Wexford power plant to EPA
EPA reveals Ireland's best and worst quality bathing sites
One in twenty private water supplies were contaminated with E. coli in 2020, EPA says
Irish Water: Wexford incident 'a serious failure' and shows system 'no longer fit for purpose'
Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
Water quality in almost half of Ireland's rivers and lakes deemed unsatisfactory
Opinion: Our water quality tests in Ireland are not good enough - the real picture is a lot worse
Professor Dearbháile Morris & Dr Liam Burke
Here are the four bathing areas classified as having 'poor' quality water in Ireland
Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs
Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland
Quiz: Can you name these Irish rivers from above?
Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits
Water quality in Irish rivers and lakes is more often getting worse, not better
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? Here's the full list
Here are the best and worst beaches in Ireland to go swimming
In the 1980s over 500 Irish river sites were of pristine quality, now there are just 21
Most of Ireland's beaches get an A+ for water quality. Is yours one of them?