Links and Things – Useful Data Sources

A great video animation explaining catchments and how local communities can help with improving water quality and biodiversity in our rivers, lakes and wetlands. https://vimeo.com/456880739

Local Authority Waters Programme from Local Authority Waters Programme on Vimeo.

EPA Biological River Monitoring Results: http://epawebapp.epa.ie/QValue/webusers/
(select 26 – Upper Shannon)

www.catchments.ie
For detailed local surface waters and groundwater information.

For Water Quality Maps – https://www.catchments.ie/maps/

For Water Quality Data: https://www.catchments.ie/data/

For Catchment Stories – newsletters and lots of local community actions: https://www.catchments.ie/stories/

For more detailed Science:
https://www.catchments.ie/category/science/

For Biodiversity Recording and Maps: http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/record-biodiversity/

A few examples of macroinvertebrates taken in kick samples from rivers

For Reporting of Pollution – the See It? Say It! App:
http://www.epa.ie/enforcement/report/

For General Maps of Ireland – Ordnance Survey: www.osi.ie

For the Geology and Groundwater of Ireland – Geological Survey of Ireland: www.gsi.ie

Watch the famous wolves and fishes short video from Yellowstone

For Fisheries Information: Inland Fisheries Ireland: https://www.fisheriesireland.ie

For Drinking Water Quality: http://www.epa.ie/water/dw/

For Information on Septic Tanks: http://www.epa.ie/pubs/advice/water/wastewater/

For a Great Range of Environmental Maps: https://gis.epa.ie/EPAMaps/

And for details of Roscommon Bogs in particular the Carrowbehy-Caher raised bog SAC check out: http://raisedbogs.ie/about-carrowbehy-caher/

For info on the award-winning Streamscapes Programme for Catchment Awareness: http://streamscapes.ie/