Department of Environment, Community and Local Government is responsible for:
|Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government,Custom House, Dublin 1.
Tel (01) 888 2000
Fax (01) 888 2888
Ardcavan Business Park,Wexford.
LoCall 1890 20 20 21
Under the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) remit is:
|Contact information for your local authority is on the local administration page.|
|The Water Framework Directive (WFD) is an EU environmental legislation aimed at improving our water environment. Member States must aim to achieve good status in all waters by 2015. It requires the production of River Basin Management Plans for all major river catchments in the country.||
The directive is broken up into River Basin District projects.
|The Marine Institute is responsible for Marine Research, Technology Development and Innovation (RTDI). They assess the economic potential of Ireland's marine resource; promote the sustainable development of marine industry and safeguard our marine environment.||
80 Harcourt Street,
|The Heritage Council's role is to propose policies for the protection, preservation and enhancement of the national heritage. National heritage includes inland waterways. The council has particular responsibility to promote interest, education, knowledge and pride in the national heritage.||The Heritage Council,
Tel 056 777 0777
Fax 056 777 0788
FOI Contact Person: Liam Scott, FOI Email: email@example.com.
|Geological Survey of Ireland is responsible for providing geological advice and information. The organisation produces a range of products including maps, reports and databases and acts as a knowledge centre of Irish geology.||
|Envirocentre aims to enhance environmental awareness. It provides wastewater treatment guides and has a comprehensive water section in Irish Exporters of Environmental Products and Services Directory 2008.||
Environmental Health Officers Association promotes the awareness of Environmental Health issues among the public particularly in the area of drinking water quality.
The Central Fisheries Board has responsibility to advise on conservation, protection, management, development and improvement of inland fisheries and sea angling. They set up CFB's fish stock management programmes to restore fish populations in those fisheries which have been affected by pollution.
|The Sustainable Water Network protects Ireland’s waters
and tries to ensure that the Water Framework Directive is implemented.It is responsible for increasing public awareness of the importance of good water quality for:
9 Upper Mount Street ,
|The Irish Water Safety Association is responsible for the promotion of water safety in Ireland . It provides instruction in water safety, rescue, swimming and recovery drills. It is partially funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government every year and this is supplemented by funding raised locally by the area committees.
|Irish Water Safety,
The Long Walk,
Tel: 091 564400
LoCall 1890 42 02 02.
Fax: 091 564700.
The Greater Dublin Region consumes 110 million gallons of drinking water per day, so the Dublin City Council have provided a number of water saving resources.
Dublin City Development Board,
Dublin City Council,
Block 4, Floor 1,
Tel 01 222 2148
Fax 01 222 2162
Water conservation tips
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