Groundwater

Groundwater

​​​​Groundwater is important as a source of drinking water, and it supports river flows, lake levels and ecosystems. It contains natural substances dissolved from the soils and rocks that it flows through, and can also be contaminated by human actions on the land surface.

As a clean, but vulnerable, resource, groundwater needs to be understood, managed and protected. We provide advice and maps to members of the public, consultancies and public bodies about groundwater quality, quantity and distribution.

​​​​​​​This section provides information about our ongoing activities helping us all understanding Ireland's groundwater and karst, how we support Ireland's environment along with your groundwater questions answered.​​​​  It also includes the Groundwater Newsletter. 

​Explore the data and maps compiled by the Groundwater programme.

​Explore the research initiatives taking place in the Groundwater programme.

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/RFT-Drilling-Framework-CatchmentCARE.aspxRFT Drilling Framwork CatchmentCARE projectGeological Survey Ireland is seeking to establish a multi-supplier framework for the provision of groundwater monitoring borehole drilling works for the CatchmentCARE project.13/01/2020 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Design-and-Project-Management-services-required-for-2020-geological-exhibition-in-Dublin--.aspxExhibition design and project management services required for 2020 geological exhibition in DublinTo celebrate the 175th Anniversary of Geological Survey Ireland, an exhibition will run in The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, from mid-2020. 20/12/2019 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Dublin-City-Geo-Environmental-Challenges-as-addressed-by-Geological-Survey-Ireland.aspxDublin City Geo-Environmental Challenges as addressed by Geological Survey Ireland10/07/2019 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Groundwater-Newsletter-Issue-58-June-2019.aspxGroundwater Newsletter Issue 58 June 201927/06/2019 23:00:00