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The Characterisation and Analysis of Irelandís River Basin Districts

In accordance with Section 7(2 & 3) of the European Communities (Water Policy) Regulations 2003 (SI 722 of 2003) - the "Article 5 Report"

Main Documents

  • Ireland's Article 5 Report (Pdf, 1.98mb)
  • Report Maps
  • Summary Report on the Characterisation and Analysis of Irelandís River Basins (Pdf, 747kb)
  • This summary report is based on the detailed report prepared in December 2004 by the relevant local authorities covering the following for each River Basin District: (a) an analysis of its characteristics; (b)a review of the impact of human activity on the status of surface waters and of groundwater, and (c)an economic analysis of water use. The report is prepared in the format specified by the European Commission.

    Background Information

    1. Analysis of Characters -

  • Groundwater -
  • Rivers -
  • 2. Artificial & Heavily Modified Water Bodies -

  • HMWB Guidance
  • 3. Economic Water Use -

  • EAWU Report
  • 4. Review of Environmental Impacts -

  • Groundwater Risk Assessment -
  • Surface Water Risk Assessment -
  • 5. Public Submissions -

  • Compendium of Public Submissions