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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/Briefing-Notes.aspxTwo new briefing notes are now available on geoscience informationTwo new briefing notes are available on soil and subsoil and geothermal energy.07/06/2021 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/RFT-support-service-to-the-EPA.aspxRFT Provision of a support service to the EPA to undertake a scoping surveyRFT Provision of a support service to the EPA to undertake a scoping (measurement) survey of candidate WFD River Basin Specific Pollutants in Irish surface water bodies27/05/2021 23:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/Gort-Lowlands-Groundwater-Flood-Modelling.aspxGort Lowlands Groundwater Flood Modelling Report18/02/2021 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