Spatial analysis of national scale groundwater nitrate monitoring data in Ireland

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As in many European countries, eutrophication is the principal threat to surface water quality in Ireland. In some
situations groundwater represents a significant pathway for nutrient transport to surface water. According to the Water
Framework Directive, (2000/60/EC) water quality status assessments carried out by the Irish Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) in 2008, 41% of Irish estuarine and coastal water bodies (13% by area) are classified as having less than
good status, as assessed using multiple biological elements. While very few Irish groundwater bodies (less than 1%) are
classified as poor status due to exceedances of the Drinking Water Directive?s (98/83/EC) limit for nitrate, 16% of
groundwater bodies are ?at risk? owing to the potential deterioration of associated estuarine and coastal water quality by
nitrate from groundwater. The majority of these ?at risk? groundwater bodies are in the southeast and southwest of
Ireland (unpublished EPA data)

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Dr. Katie Tedd
Consultant Hydrogeologist
Environmental Scientist
Hydrogeologist, Blackrock, 60 Avondale Court, Blackrock County Dublin , Ireland
Telephone: 012680100
e-mail: k.tedd@cantab.net

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Author(s)Tedd, K.
Title Of WebsiteSecure Archive For Environmental Research Data
Publication InformationSpatial analysis of national scale groundwater nitrate monitoring data in Ireland
Name of OrganisationEnvironmental Protection Agency Ireland
Electronic Address or URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/resource?id=865ea2bf-a1ea-11e5-ab63-005056ae0019
Unique Identifier865ea2bf-a1ea-11e5-ab63-005056ae0019
Date of AccessLast Updated on SAFER: 2017-09-26

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=3086
Resource Keywordsnitrate groundwater
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2008-FS-WQ-16_S4
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeWater Quality
Resource Availability: Any User Can Download Files From This Resource
Public-Open
Limitations on the use of this Resource
Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 1
Project Start Date Tuesday 1st July 2008 (01-07-2008)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Sunday 1st July 1990 (01-07-1990)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Tuesday 1st July 2014 (01-07-2014)
Published on SAFERSunday 13th December 2015 (13-12-2015)
Date of Last EditSunday 13th December 2015 at 22:52:16 (13-12-2015)
Datasets or Files Updated On Sunday 13th December 2015 at 22:52:16 (13-12-2015)

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Ireland South Eastern River BAsin District

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