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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.​​​​

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

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

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/6_Graduate_Geologist_positions_now_open_at_Geological_Survey_Ireland_2021.aspx6 Graduate Geologist positions now open at Geological Survey IrelandPositions are now open for 6 graduate geologists to work for 11 months at Geological Survey Ireland and gain valuable experience in the Earth Science sector in Ireland. The available positions are within the following programmes: Tellus, Marine and Coastal Unit, Groundwater and Geothermal Unit, Geological Mapping, Geoheritage, Minerals. 23/02/2021 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Deepest-hole-drilled-by-the-GSI.aspxGSI completes new deepest boreholeGSI completes new deepest borehole08/02/2021 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/Geothermal-Energy-for-District-Heating-in-Ireland.aspxGeothermal Energy for District Heating in Ireland18/11/2020 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/A-framework-for-assessing-the-potential-impact-of-climate-change-on-groundwater-resources-in-Ireland.aspxA framework for assessing the potential impact of climate change on groundwater resources in Ireland28/10/2020 00:00:00