The EPA published its Bathing Water Quality in Ireland A report for 2020 today and while improvements are noted and welcomed by An Fóram Uisce. Pollution incidences tend to occur
The ocean is inextricably linked to our climate. Rising air temperatures due to global warming are melting the polar ice caps and dissolving glaciers, leading to rising sea levels. But the
The Water Advisory Body published its fifth report today, the first in 2021. The role of the WAB is to advise the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage on
The Spring 2021 Newsletter contains the latest news on the Forum's activities along with information on upcoming events including the Peatlands webinar on 21st May. There is information on how
Irish Water’s First Fix Scheme provides qualifying customers with a free leak investigation and repair to their External Supply Pipe. The Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU) have reviewed
Happy Earth Day to everyone today. The theme for Earth Day 2021 is Restore Our Earth and all the school pupils who submitted entries to our Water Matters at home
Infographic for the Water Forum's proposed Framework for Integrated Land and Landscape Management (FILLM), a systems-based approach that addresses the interrelationships between natural systems to achieve positive environmental outcomes for
Request for Research – Towards the development of a national results-based agri-environmental scheme to achieve co-benefits for water, air, soil and biodiversity.
An Fóram Uisce (the Water Forum) requests submissions to undertake research entitled; Towards the development of a national results-based agri-environmental scheme to achieve co-benefits for water, air, soil and biodiversity.
An Fóram Uisce (the Water Forum) requests submissions to undertake research entitled 'A Framework for Improving Domestic Water Conservation in Ireland'. An Fóram Uisce are seeking proposals from the research
Webinar: 21st May 2021: 10:00-12:30 A discussion on: Managing peatlands to improve water quality, climate change mitigation and biodiversity. The webinar will provide an opportunity to disseminate and discuss research
Peatlands Research Report launched today; Optimising Water Quality Returns from Peatlands Management while Delivering Co-benefits for Biodiversity and Climate mitigation.
A Peatland Management Research Report, commissioned by An Fóram Uisce, has been launched today along with a Synthesis Report. The report provides guidance on how peatlands management can be reimagined
The theme of World Water Day 2021 is 'valuing water'. An Fóram Uisce's has chosen today, to launch their new video Water Matters at home, a short animation that reminds
An Fóram Uisce along with The Local Authority Waters Programme and Catchments.ie are happy to launch a new Education resource on World Water Day. A 6 page resource includes links
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today released its report on local authority environmental enforcement activities for 2019. The EPA has seen an increase in both the numbers of inspections
The new tariffs start date was originally postponed in March 2020 with revised start date of 1st May 2021 due to uncertainty for customers affected by COVID-19 pandemic, now the
Our Water Matters Intergenerational Schools Competition has been extended to 15th April. Owing to the impact of COVID-19, we are giving schools and pupils more time to get a chance