Drinking Water Quality Report


The EPA Drinking Water Quality in Public Supplies Report 2018, released today, shows that the quality of drinking water in public supplies remains high with 99.9% compliance with microbiological parameters and 99.6% compliance with chemical parameters. However, the report highlights that the incidence of Cryptosporidium detections has increased in the past three years, posing a serious

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Agriculture most significant pressure on ‘At Risk’ water bodies


Agriculture most significant pressure on 'At Risk' water bodies Agriculture is the most common land use in Ireland, covering approximately 65% of the country. Through the initial characterisation process, agriculture has been identified as the most prevalent significant pressure, impacting just over half (780) of all water bodies (1,452) that are At Risk of

Agriculture most significant pressure on ‘At Risk’ water bodies2019-09-10T10:56:00+01:00