Water

Environment Agency report shows water companies are still falling short on protecting the environment

Environment Agency report shows water companies are still falling short on protecting the environment

The Environment Agency has today (July 13) released its annual report on the environmental performance of England’s nine water and...

July 13, 2021

Bill to allow 100 times more water to be abstracted without licence in ROI than in NI

Bill to allow 100 times more water to be abstracted without licence in ROI than in NI

A bill currently going through the Oireachtas could allow 100 times more water to be abstracted without a licence in...

January 30, 2021

Birmingham-led research promises water boost for farmers in India

Birmingham-led research promises water boost for farmers in India

University of Birmingham water experts have designed a low-energy, high-efficiency means of purifying water in India’s rural farming communities, which...

October 25, 2020

Stolen tractor found…submerged underwater

Stolen tractor found…submerged underwater

A tractor which had been reported stolen was discovered submerged in the sea in Scotland in recent days. Police in...

February 1, 2019

How agronomists are helping water companies plan ahead

How agronomists are helping water companies plan ahead

Water companies are calling for more agronomists’ support on the back of the success of the metaldehyde campaign ‘Get Pelletwise!’...

July 18, 2018

Copa and Cogeca says ‘smart farming’ offers ways to save on water resources

Copa and Cogeca says ‘smart farming’ offers ways to save on water resources

Copa and Cogeca has underlined the great strides that European farmers and cooperatives have made in improving the quality of...

July 5, 2018

Know the symptoms of heat stress in your cattle?

Know the symptoms of heat stress in your cattle?

Temperatures are expected to touch 30° in some parts of the country over the coming days and, as a result,...

June 27, 2018

Increase in the number of pesticides present in public water supplies

Increase in the number of pesticides present in public water supplies

The number of public water supplies affected by pesticides that was noted in 2014 continued to increase last year, according...

October 28, 2016

Co Armagh farmer fined £1,000 for ‘grossly’ polluting waterway

Co Armagh farmer fined £1,000 for ‘grossly’ polluting waterway

A Co. Armagh farmer has been fined £1,000 for water pollution offences after it was found that a waterway was...

August 16, 2016

30% of private wells are contaminated with E.coli – EPA

30% of private wells are contaminated with E.coli – EPA

It is estimated that 30% of private wells in Ireland are contaminated by E. coli arising from animal or human...

October 15, 2015