River Pollution Levels – Have Your Say

Poster for meetings on level of pollution in rivers in Carlow

Draft River Basin Management Plan – Public Consultation

The upcoming online meetings are part of the Public Consultation process for the Draft River Basin Management Plan. If you want to have your say on the future protection and development of the river basins in your region, you can register to attend the meetings by logging onto Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO)

Each region and river basin is broken down by county and you can register to attend those of interest to you, be that Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare, Laois or any of the other counties in Ireland. This section is very useful https://lawaters.ie/rbmp-public-meetings-2022/

 

Contact Your local Community Water Officer

For more information check out the website highlighted above or contact you local Community Water Officers. The local Community Water Officer for the South East ( Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford & Waterford) is Ann Phelan and she can be contacted on aphelan@lawaters.ie

Poster for meetings on level of pollution in rivers in Carlow

31st January 2022

l

Clifford Reid

Written by Clifford Reid

1 Comment

  1. Christy Kane

    Carlow rivers is a big issue to take on with so many stakeholders involved. For years I have brought Some serious issues to their table, but nothing was done, the issues are still there and ignored by the stakeholders with good jobs. Our rivers are in decline for a long time now, and sadly I see no improvement for the future. Has anyone ever wondered who the EPA is and who they are the local retentives???.

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related posts

Horse Bridge

Horse Bridge

The Horsebridge The Horsebridge in Athy was built in 1796 to allow horse drawn boats to leave the 28th lock on the Barrow-line of the Grand canal and to cross to the east back of the river Barrow and travel down the Barrow Navigation. And vice versa. Originally it had...

Tribute to John Shaughnessy RIP

Tribute to John Shaughnessy RIP

Memorial seat for John Shaughnessy RIP Last summer, the waterways and community of Athy lost a dear friend in John Shaughnessy RIP. Not only was John a great campaigner and advocate for the waterways, he was a resident boatman and angler in the hearts of so many....

About the river Barrow

About the river Barrow

Common questions about the river Barrow The following are some of the most common questions we get asked while doing our boat trips on the river Barrow. Hopefully they might be of interest or useful in some small way. Where does the Barrow rise? Where does the Barrow...