Water quality

Year Title
2017 Research 219: Characterising the Biological Communities of Rare River Types
Authors: Edel Hannigan and Mary Kelly-Quinn
2017 Research 218: Assessment of the Hydrometric Network and Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Small Irish Catchments
Authors: Ahmed Elssidig Nasr and Paul Hynds
2017 Research 216: Thermodynamic Modelling of Energy Recovery Options from Digestate at Wastewater Treatment Plants
Authors: Karla Dussan and Rory Monaghan
2017 Research 214: Suitability of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate
Authors: Raymond B. Brennan, Mark G. Healy, Liam Morrison, Stephen Hynes, Daniel Norton and Eoghan Clifford
2017 Research 210: Scope, Fate, Risks and Impacts of Microplastic Pollution in Irish Freshwater Systems
Authors: Anne Marie Mahon, Rick Officer, Róisín Nash and Ian O’Connor
2017 Research 209: Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland
Authors: James Moran and Caroline Sullivan
2017 Research 208: ESManage Project: Freshwater Ecosystem Services - An Introduction for Stakeholders
Authors: Hugh B. Feeley et al.
2017 Research 207: ESManage Project: Irish Freshwater Resources and Assessment of Ecosystem Services Provision
Authors: Hugh B. Feeley, Michael Bruen, Craig Bullock, Mike Christie, Fiona Kelly and Mary Kelly-Quinn
2017 Research 203: Environmental Flow Assessment for Irish Rivers
Authors: Katherine E. Webster, Katie Tedd, Catherine Coxon and Ian Donohue
2016 Research 194: AgImpact Project: A Systematic and Participatory Review of Research on the Impact of Agriculture on Aquatic Ecosystems in Ireland
Research 194: AgImpact Project: A Systematic and Participatory Review of Research on the Impact of Agriculture on Aquati
2016 Research 191: Delivering Integrated Catchment Management through the Bottom-up Approach: A Critical Analysis
Research report 191 - A Critical Analysis of Delivering Integrated Catchment Management through the Bottom-up Approach
2016 Research 189: Identification and evaluation of phosphorus recovery technologies in an Irish context
Research report 189 on Identification and evaluation of phosphorus recovery technologies
2016 Research 187 - ESManage Literature Review Ecosystem Services in Freshwaters
EPA Research Report 187
2016 Research Report 185: Investigation of the Implications for Ireland of Emerging Standards on Pharmaceuticals in Receiving Waters
Report 185: Investigating the Implications for Ireland of Emerging Standards on Pharmaceuticals in Receiving Waters
2016 Research 184: Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
Research report 184 Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
2016 Research 184: Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
Infographic based on Research Report 184
2017 Research 183: Assessing and Developing Natural Background Levels for Chemical Parameters in Irish Groundwater
Authors: Katie Tedd, Catherine Coxon, Bruce Misstear, Donal Daly, Matthew Craig, Anthony Mannix and Taly Hunter Williams
2016 Research 181: Predicting Ecological Status in Unmonitored Lakes Using Catchment Land Use and Hydromorphological Characteristics
Research 181 Predicting Ecological Status in Unmonitored Lakes Using Catchment Land Use and Hydromorphological Character
2016 Research Report 180: Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe)
Synthesis report for Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe) project
2017 Research 176: SILTFLUX Literature Review
Authors: Damian Lawler et al
2016 Research 175 - AgImpact Project: Identifying Approaches to Improving Knowledge Exchange (KE) in the Irish AgriFood Sector using Expert Opinion
Research report 175 Identifying Approaches to Improving Knowledge Exchange (KE) in the Irish AgriFood Sector
2016 Research 174 - Towards an Integrated Policy Framework for Maritime Spatial Planning in Ireland: Recommendations for Preparing Maritime Spatial Plans in Ireland
Research report 174 detailing Recommendations for Preparing Maritime Spatial Plans in Ireland
2016 Research 177 - Economic Assessment of the Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidium hominis in Galway, 2007
Research Report Number 177
2016 Research 172 - Combining earth observation and geochemical tracing techniques for groundwater detection and evaluation in Ireland
Research 172
2016 Research 171: The Effect of Wastewater Treatment Processes, in Particular Ultraviolet Light Treatment, on Pathogenic Virus Removal
Research report 171 detailing The Effect of Wastewater Treatment Processes
2016 Research 169: HYDROFOR: Assessment of the Impacts of Forest Operations on the Ecological Quality of Water
Research report 169 assessing the impacts of Forest Operations on the Ecological Quality of Water
2016 Research Report 168: Increasing Resource Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Research Report 168 detailing the Increasing Resource Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment Plants
2016 Research 167 - EPA RESOURCE KIT: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy
EPA RESOURCE KIT: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy
2016 Research 167 - Guidelines for Effective Risk Communication
Research 167 Guidelines
2016 Research 166 - Characterisation of Reference Conditions for Rare River Types
Research report no.166
2016 Research 165 - Contaminant Movement and Attenuation along Pathways from the Land Surface to Aquatic Receptors: the PATHWAYS Project
EPA Research Report No. 165
2015 Research 163 - Saltmarsh Angiosperm Assessment Tool for Ireland (SMAATIE)
Research report no 163
2016 Research 161 - Assessment of disposal options for treated waste water from single houses in low permeability subsoils
Research 161
2015 EPA Research 155: Public Engagement in Integrated Catchment Management
EPA Research 155: Public Engagement in Integrated Catchment Management
2015 Water Research in Ireland 2014-2020
EPA Water Research Brochure
2015 Research 153: Identifying the Biological and Geographical Origins of Faecal Contamination
Research report 153 identifies the Biological and Geographical Origins of Faecal Contamination
2015 Research 152: Cryptosporidiosis: Human, animal and environmental interface
Research report 152 details the Cryptosporidiosis exchange between humans, animals and the environment
2015 Research 151: CapE-Capture, Extract, Amplify: A rapid method for monitoring large water volumes for pathogenic contaminants
Research report 150 detailing A rapid method for monitoring large water volumes for pathogenic contaminants
2015 Research 150: Assessment of exposure to metallic nanoparticles, focusing on silver on marine and fresh water model organisms at a cellular and genetic level
EPA Research Report assessing exposure to metallic nanoparticles
2015 Research 145: Development of a pulsed light approach as a novel solution in drinking water treatment
This EPA funded research report details the development of a pulsed light approach as a novel solution in drinking water
2015 Research 144:The Protection of Water Resources:Developing Novel Sensor Materials
This EPA funded research report details the development of Novel Sensor Materials
2015 Research 143: Pharmaceuticals in the Irish Aquatic Environment
EPA Research Report 143 about Pharmaceuticals in the Irish Aquatic Environment
2015 Research 142: Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment
This report is about Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment
2015 Research 137: Towards developing a Cryptosporidium monitoring protocol
EPA Research Report 137 detailing how to develop a Cryptosporidium monitoring protocol
2014 Research 134:Biological Effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
This report looks at Biological Effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
2014 Research Report: 129: Are we willing to pay for good river Water Quality?
The objectives of this research was to examine public attitudes towards water quality
2014 Research Report 127: What’s our water worth? Estimating the Value to Irish Society of Benefits Derived from Water-Related Ecosystem Services
Research Report 127 Dr Stephen Hynes NUIG
2014 STRIVE 123 - Management Options for the Collection, Treatment and Disposal of Sludge Derived from Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems
This report looks at options for managing sludge from septic tanks
2014 STRIVE 125 - Supporting the Concept of Early Warning Analysis
This project looked at developing early warnings systems for safety issues in drinking water plants
2014 STRIVE 121 - Mapping the spatio-temporal distribution of underwater noise in Irish Waters
This project looks at mapping the effects of noise generated by humans on the marine environment
2014 STRIVE 121 - Mapping the spatio-temporal distribution of underwater noise in Irish Waters
This project looks at mapping the effects of noise generated by humans on the marine environment
2013 Summary of findings: Assessment and Monitoring of Ocean Noise in Irish Waters
2 page summary of findings for STRIVE 120 - Assessment and Monitoring of Ocean Noise in Irish Waters
2013 STRIVE 120 - Assessment and Monitoring of Ocean Noise in Irish Waters
This project examines the impacts of man-made noise on marine animals
2013 Norovirus in wastewater and shellfisheries- Summary of findings
This project looks at the effect of waste waster discharges containing Norovirus on shelfish
2013 STRIVE 109 - Norovirus in Wastewater and Shellfish
This project looks at the effect of waste waster discharges containing Norovirus on shelfish
2013 STRIVE 117 - Monitoring of Priority Substances in Waste Water Effluents
This project examined risk factors for priority substances in waste water
2013 Regional-Scale Assessment of Submarine Groundwater Discharge Using Remote Sensing
STRIVE Report 112 - Jean Wilson & Carlos Rocha
2013 Water Joint Programming Initiative Pilot Call Pre-Announcement
Water Joint Programming Initiative Pilot Call Pre-Announcement
2013 Water saving technologies to reduce water consumption and wastewater production
Water saving technologies to reduce water consumption and wastewater production in Irish households
2013 Ecosystem Indicators for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD)
STRIVE Report 105 - Samuel Shephard, David G. Reid, Deirdre Brophy, Rick Officer and Ian O’Connor
2013 Summary of Findings - Ecosystem indicators for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD)
Summary of Findings - STRIVE Report 105
2013 Ireland’s Environmental Researchers & Framework Programme FP7
Achievements of FP7
2013 Joint Programme Initiative: Water – Challenges for a Changing World
EPA leaflet highlighting irish involvement with European Joint Programming Initative on Water
2013 Evaluating the Influence of Groundwater Pressures on Groundwater-Dependent Wetlands
STRIVE Report 100: Sarah Kimberley & Catherine Coxon
2014 EPA Research - Water Research in Ireland (2007-2013)
List of Water Projects funded by the EPA Research Programme since 2007.
2013 Management Strategies for the Protection of High Status Water Bodies
STRIVE Report 99 - Bernadette Ní Chatháin et al.
2012 Biogeography and Ecology of Irish Groundwater Fauna
STRIVE Report 95 - Jörg Arnscheidt et al.
2012 Benefit Transfer for Irish Water
STRIVE Report 94 - Daniel Norton, Stephen Hynes, Edel Doherty, Cathal Buckley, Danny Campbell & Mavra Stithou
2012 Summary of Findings - Assessment and Monitoring of Ocean Noise in Irish Waters
Summary of Findings - STRIVE Interim Report 96
2012 Assessment and Monitoring of Ocean Noise in Irish Waters
STRIVE Interim Report 96 - Joanne O’Brien, Suzanne Beck,Simon Berrow and Ian O’Connor
2012 Summary of Findings - Water Quality and the Aquatic Environment
Summary of Findings - STRIVE Report 91
2012 Water Quality and the Aquatic Environment
STRIVE Report 91 - David Taylor, Yvonne McElarney, Sheila Greene, Chris Barry,
2012 Molecular Diversity and Dynamics of Toxigenic Blue-green Algae in Irish Lakes
STRIVE Report 88 - Nicolas Touzet
2011 Alien Invasive Species in Irish Water Bodies
STRIVE Report 83 - Caitriona Maguire, Kevin Gallagher, Christine Maggs
2011 Summary of Findings -A Review of Groundwater Levels in the South-East of Ireland
Summary of Findings - ERC Report 17
2011 ERC 17: A Review of Groundwater Levels in the South-East of Ireland
Review of Groundwater Level Data in the South Eastern River Basin District
2011 Neuro-Fuzzy Models For Use In River Basin District Management
ERC Report 18 - Ahmed Elssidig Nasr and Michael Bruen
2010 IMPLANT: The Impact of Plant Nutrients on Primary Productivity in Running Waters: Evaluating the Risk to Stream Ecological Status
STRIVE Report 60 - Michael M. Sturt, Christian K. Dang, Marcel A.K. Jansen and Simon S.C. Harrison
2010 Past, current and future Interactions between pressures, chemicaL status and bioLogical qUality eleMents for lakes IN contrAsting catchmenTs in IrEland
STRIVE Report 59- C. Dalton, E. Jennings, D. Taylor, B. O’Dwyer, S. Murnaghan, K. Bosch, E. de Eyto
2010 Contaminant movement and attenuation along pathways from the land surface to aquatic receptors – A Review
STRIVE Report 56 - M. Archbold, M. Bruen, J. Deakin, D. Doody, R. Flynn, M. Kelly-Quinn, B. Misstear and U. Ofterdinger
2010 Water Framework Directive – Integration, Negotiation and Communication of Optimal Measures with Stakeholders
STRIVE Report 54 - M. Bruen, M. Kelly, W. Magette, E. Gaffey, K. Kochanek, S. Bryan and R. Hallissey
2009 Macroalgal Biomonitoring – Applying Phenolic Compounds as Biomarkers for Metal Uptake Characteristics in Irish Coastal Environments
STRIVE Report 42 - Solène Connan and Dagmar B. Stengel
2009 Summary of Findings -On-site wastewater treatment: investigation of rapid percolating subsoils, reed beds and effluent distribution
Summary of Findings - STRIVE Report 28
2009 On-site wastewater treatment: investigation of rapid percolating subsoils, reed beds and effluent distribution
STRIVE Report 28 - Laurence Gill et al.
2008 An Improved Understanding Of Phosphorus Fate And Transport Within Groundwater And The Significance For Associated Receptors
Executive Summary (SNIFFER Report - 2008: PROJECT REF: WFD85) - Holman, I. Howden, N. Whelan, M.
2008 A framework for the assessment of groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystems under the Water Framework Directive
ERC Report 12 - Garrett Kilroy et al.
2008 Water Framework Directive: Marine Ecological Tools for Reference, Intercalibration and Classification (METRIC)
STRIVE Report 7 - Cusack et al.
2008 Water Framework Directive: Recharge and Groundwater Vulnerability
STRIVE Report 6 - Bruce Misstear and Les Brown
2008 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Integrated Report
ERTDI Report 81 - Carton et al.
2008 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Field- and Catchment-Scale Risk Assessment
ERTDI Report 79 - Magette et al.
2008 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Field- and Catchment-Scale Risk Assessment
Final Report (2000-LS-2.2.1-M2) - Magette et al.
2008 The Shannon River Pilot Basin
Summary (2002-W-FS5-M1) - Garrett Kilroy
2008 Forestry Operations and Eutrophication - PEnrich
ERTDI Report 78 - Machava et al.
2008 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - The Impact of the Grazing Animal on Phosphorus, Nitrogen, Potassium and Suspended Solids Loss from Grazed Pastures
ERTDI Report 77 - Bourke et al.
2007 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Soil and Phosphorus: Catchment Studies
ERTDI Report 76 - Kiely et al.
2007 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Pathways for Nutrient Loss to Water with Emphasis on Phosphorus
ERTDI Report 75 - Kiely et al.
2007 Investigation of the relationship between fish stocks, ecological quality ratings (Q-Values), Environmental factors and degree of Eutrophication
ERTDI Report 73 - Kelly et al.
2007

Investigation of the relationship between fish stocks, ecological quality ratings (Q-Values), Environmental factors and degree of Eutrophication

Final Report (2000-MS-4-M1) - F. Kelly et al

2007 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources - Field Plot Study
ERTDI Report 68 - Tunney et al.
2007 Water Framework Directive: Development of a Methodology for the Characterisation of a Karstic Groundwater Body
Synthesis Report for the ERTDI-funded project 2002-W-DS-8-M1 (S. Tynan et al)
2007 Water Framework Directive: Development of a Methodology for the Characterisation of a Karstic Groundwater Body
Final Report for the ERTDI-funded project 2002-W-DS-8-M1 (S. Tynan et al)
2007 The Water Framework Directive, Assessment, Participation and Protected Areas: What are the Relationships? (WAPPA)
ERTDI Report 67 - W. Sheate & S. Bennett
2007 The Water Framework Directive, Assessment, Participation and Protected Areas: What are the Relationships? (WAPPA)
Final Report (2005-W-DS-24-M1 ) - W. Sheate & S. Bennett
2007 Eutrophication from Agricultural Sources: The Impact of the Grazing Animal on Phosphorous Loss from Grazed Pasture
ERTDI Report 66 - Tunney et al
2007 Water Framework Directive Reference Conditions and Eutrophication Impacts in Irish Rivers
ERTDI Report 59 - A. Walsh
2007 Water Framework Directive Reference Conditions and Eutrophication Impacts in Irish Rivers
Final Report (2000-FS-2-M1) - A. Walsh
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Effects of Agricultural Practices on Nitrate Leaching
ERTDI Report 58 - Carton et al.
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Nitrate Leaching - Farm Scale
Final Report (2000-LS-2.3.1.1-M2) - Section 1 of 3 - M. Ryan et al.
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Nitrate Leaching - Farm Scale (Appendices)
Final Report (2000-LS-2.3.1.1-M2) - Section 2 of 3 - M. Ryan et al. (Appendices)
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Nitrate Leaching - Farm Scale (NCycle-IRL)
Final Report (2000-LS-2.3.1.1-M2) - Section 3 of 3 - M. Ryan et al.(NCycle-IRL)
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Nitrate Leaching - Soil Investigation
Final Report (2000-LS-2.3.1.2-M2) - P. Gibbons et al.
2007 EUTROPHICATION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOURCES - Nitrate Leaching - Groundwater
Final Report (2000-LS-2.3.1.3-M2) - P. Bartley & P. Johnston
2007 Water Framework Directive - A Reference Based Typology and Ecological Assessment System for Irish Lakes - Preliminary Investigations
ERTDI Report 57 - Gary Free et al.
2007 Water Framework Directive - A Reference Based Typology and Ecological Assessment System for Irish lakes - Preliminary Investigations
Final Report (2002-W-FS-1-M1) - Free et al.
2007 Water Framework Directive: Identification of Reference - Status for Irish Lake Typologies Using Palaeolimnological Methods and Techniques (IN-SIGHT)
ERTDI Report 55 (D. Taylor et al)
2007 Water Framework Directive - Palaeolimnological Investigation - Identification of Reference-Status for Irish Lakes Typologies using Palaeolimnological Methods...
Final Report W-MS-17 (D. Taylor et al)
2006 Evaluation Of The Use Of The Sodium Dominance Index As A Potential Measure Of Acid Sensitivity
ERTDI Report 50 - Cruikshanks et al
2006 Impact Assessment Of Highway Drainage On Surface Water Quality
ERTDI Report 49 - Bruen et al
2006 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: Models And Risk Assessment Schemes For Predicting Phosphorus Loss To Water
ERTDI Report 43 - Daly
2006 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources:Relating Catchment Characteristics To Phosphorus Concentrations In Irish Rivers
ERTDI Report 42 - Daly et al
2005 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: Small Plot Study On The Impact Of Grazing Animals On Nutrient Losses To Water
ERTDI Report 41 - Kurz et al
2006 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: Phosphorus Concentration And Flow
ERTDI Report 40 - Doody et al
2006 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: A Comparison Of SWAT, HSPF And SHETRAN/GOPC Phosphorus Models For Three Irish Catchments
ERTDI Report 39 - Nasr et al
2005 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: Phosphorus Chemistry Of Mineral And Peat Soils In Ireland
ERTDI Report 38 - Daly et al
2005 Nutrient Levels And The Zebra Mussel Population In Lough Key
ERTDI Report 34 - Lucy et al
2005 Endocrine Disruptors In The Irish Aquatic Environment
ERTDI Report 32 - Tarrant et al
2005 Endocrine Disruptors In The Irish Aquatic Environment - Final Report
Final Report (2000-MS-2-M2)- Tarrant et al
2005 Water Framework Directive: Characterisation Of Reference Conditions And Testing Of Typology Of Rivers
ERTDI Report 31 - Kelly-Quinn et al
2004 Water Framework Directive: Development Of A Methodology For The Characterisation Of Unpolluted Groundwater
Final Report (2002-W-DS/7-M1) - Buss et al
2005 Water Framework Directive – The Application of Mathematical Models As Decision Support Tools
ERTDI Report 29 - Irvine et al
2005 Water Framework Directive – The Application Of Mathematical Models As Decision-Support Tools (2002-W-DS-11) Final Report
Final Report (2002-W-DS/11-M1)- Irvine et al
2005 An Investigation Into The Performance Of Subsoils And Stratified Sand Filters For The Treatment Of Wastewater From On-Site Systems
ERTDI Report 27 - Gill et al
2007 An Investigation Into The Performance Of Subsoils And Stratified Sand Filters For The Treatment Of Wastewater From On-Site Systems - Final Report
Final report - ERTDI Report 27 - Gill et al
2007 The Efficiencies Of Subsoils For On-Site Wastewater Disposal With Respect To Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
Small Scale Study - Ó Súilleabháin et al
2005 Water Framework Directive – Methodology For The Monitoring Of The Morphological Condition Of Irish Rivers
ERTDI Report 26 - McGinnity et al
2005 Water Framework Directive: Identification And Ranking Of Nature Conservation Designated Areas, Where The Status Of Water Is An Important Factor
ERTDI Report 24 - Ó Riain et al
2003 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: Environmental Soil Phosphorus Test
ERTDI Report 14 - K. Daly & A. Casey
2004 An Investigation Into The Performance Of Subsoils And Stratified Sand Filters For The Treatment Of Wastewater From On-site System - Literature Review
Literature Review for project 2000-MS-15-M1 - Gill et al
2003 Eutrophication From Agriculture Sources: Seasonal Patterns & Effects of Phosphorus
ERTDI Report 13 - Jennings et al
2002 Review Of Monitoring And Research To Meet The Needs Of The EU Water Framework Directive
Final Report - ERTDI Report 1 - Irvine et al
2013 Summary of Findings - Evaluating the influence of groundwater pressures on groundwater-dependent wetlands
Summary of Findings - STRIVE Report 100
2006 Evaluation Of The Use Of The Sodium Dominance Index As A Potential Measure Of Acid Sensitivity - Final Report
Final Report (2000-LS-3.2.1a-M2) - Cruikshanks et al
2006 Impact Assessment Of Highway Drainage On Surface Water Quality - Final Report
Final Report (2000-MS-13-M2)- Bruen et al
2005 Eutrophication From Agricultural Sources: A Comparison Of SWAT, HSPF And SHETRAN/GOPC Phosphorus Models For Three Irish Catchments Final Report
Final Report (2000-LS-2.2.2-M2) - Nasr et al
2005 Nutrient Levels And The Zebra Mussel Population In Lough Key - Final Report
Final Report (2000-MS-5-M1) - Lucy et al
2005 Endocrine Disruptors In The Irish Aquatic Environment - Final Report
Final Report (2000-MS-2-M2)- Tarrant et al
2005 Water Framework Directive – The Application Of Mathematical Models As Decision-Support Tools (2002-W-DS-11) Final Report
Final Report (2002-W-DS/11-M1)- Irvine et al