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Eutrophication

Eutrophication is excessive richness of nutrients in a lake or other body of water, frequently due to run-off from the land, which causes a dense growth of plant life (generally phosphorus in the case of inland waters and nitrogen in the case of marine waters), and remains the most significant environmental issue for surface waters.  In the case of rivers, for example, the two most important suspected causes of pollution are agriculture and municipal sources, accounting for 53% and 34% of cases, respectively.

Verde Environmental Consultants have built a team of water resource assessment specialists who are focused on delivering quality hydrogeological services such as:

  • groundwater abstraction feasibility assessments
  • authorisation of discharges to groundwater technical assessments
  • water quality/level monitoring

The development of sustainable groundwater resources is a key element in helping our clients to reduce costs associated with the use of water.

Read Chapter 5 of Ireland’s Environment, An Assessment 2016 report by the EPA

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