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.

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

The 2021 Water Blitz summary report for Ireland is available at:

EPA Biological River Monitoring Results:
(select 26 – Upper Shannon)
For detailed local surface waters and groundwater information.

For Water Quality Maps –

For Water Quality Data:

For Catchment Stories – newsletters and lots of local community actions:

For more detailed Science:

For Biodiversity Recording and Maps:

A few examples of macroinvertebrates taken in kick samples from rivers

For Reporting of Pollution – the See It? Say It! App:

For General Maps of Ireland – Ordnance Survey:

For the Geology and Groundwater of Ireland – Geological Survey of Ireland:

Watch the famous wolves and fishes short video from Yellowstone

For Fisheries Information: Inland Fisheries Ireland:

For Drinking Water Quality:

For Information on Septic Tanks:

For a Great Range of Environmental Maps:

And for details of Roscommon Bogs in particular the Carrowbehy-Caher raised bog SAC check out:

For info on the award-winning Streamscapes Programme for Catchment Awareness: