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Link discovered between microplastics in rivers and wastewater treatment plants

Microplastics in rivers have been found in much higher concentrations downstream from wastewater treatment plants, researchers have found. In one of the first studies to identify potential sources of microplastics pollution, scientists from the University of Leeds measured microplastics concentrations up and downstream of six wastewater treatment plants in northern England.  All of the plants wer...
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EU Publication – Water: better ways to manage water resources and the water environment

EU-wide laws, projects and awareness-raising efforts are making a huge difference to how Europeans view water today. The seriousness of water-related problems is recognised. So is the need for better ways to manage water resources and the water environment. Heavy fines for polluters are supported. These measures and more are made possible by EU water policy. Lakes and Rivers Europe’s goa...
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Global Groundwater depletion noted in NASA Study of Major shifts in global freshwater

First-of-its-kind study combines NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map where--and why--freshwater is changing around the globe. A new global, satellite-based study of Earth's freshwater distribution found that Earth's wet areas are getting wetter, while dry areas are getting drier. The data suggest that this pattern is due to a variety of factors, including hum...
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Users of more than 25,000 litres of water per day to register with the EPA

Last week, Cabinet approved the introduction of Water Environment (Abstractions) Bill for early next year.  This bill will require users of more than 25,000 litres of water per day to register with the EPA for this first time. The bill is designed to establish how much water is being used in the country by organisations and individuals who are extracting water from their own private supplies. Ir...
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River Basin Management Plan 2018-2021 Launched

Plan to result in the protection and improvement of water quality in approximately 726 water bodies in Ireland €1.7 billion investment in urban waste water treatment infrastructure by 2021 New Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme to promote best agricultural practice regarding water quality in 190 targeted areas River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) for Ir...
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