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Map of hydrology classifications, Northern Ireland, 2009.

Published 22 December 2009Maps

Since 1986, the University of Ulster has assessed changes in the type and extent of habitats with a field-based ecological research programme: the Northern Ireland Countryside Survey (NICS).

Published 18 December 2009Research and analysis

North Eastern River Basin Management Plan Summary 2009-2015

Published 17 December 2009Development plan/framework

North Western River Basin Management Plan summary 2009-2015

Published 17 December 2009Development plan/framework

Neagh Bann River Basin Management Plan summary 2009-2015

Published 17 December 2009Development plan/framework

River basin planning takes an integrated approach to the protection, improvement and sustainable use of the water environment.

Published 17 December 2009Guidance literature

The Plan has been developed with input from a wide range of statutory agencies, non government organisations, private individuals and companies.

Published 17 December 2009Guidance literature

The Plan has been developed with input from a wide range of statutory agencies, non government organisations, private individuals and companies.

Published 17 December 2009Guidance literature

Abstraction refers to the process where water is removed from a surface water or groundwater body, either permanently or temporarily (for example, water can be temporarily diverted and then returned elsewhere within the same system).

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Agriculture and food processing is an important industry in Northern Ireland and the sector accounts for 3.5% of total added value in Northern Ireland’s economy.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Water (NIW ) is the sole provider of water sewerage services in Northern Ireland. Every year NIW collects 133 million tonnes of wastewater from 660,000 businesses and households.
 

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Many fish species in inland and transitional (estuarine) waters support commercial and recreational fisheries.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

The fundamental importance of forests is now recognised globally in appreciation of their capacity to provide many social, economic and environmental benefits.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Many of Northern Ireland’s rivers and lakes have a history of engineering interventions which have had an important role in the growth of the economy. Embankments, erosion protection and dredging have allowed urban development and cultivation of

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Northern Ireland has traditionally had an industrial economy, most notably in shipbuilding and textiles. The food and drink sector is now Northern Ireland’s largest manufacturing industry.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Alien species or, as they are sometimes known, non-native species are animals and plants that have been introduced, either intentionally or unintentionally, outside their natural range.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

There are many morphological pressures on the marine environment around Northern Ireland. Our ports play an important role in transporting goods in and out of the country.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Whilst this section is entitled urban development it is equally relevant to development in what are primarily rural areas.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

Waste disposal sites (including old un-lined landfills) may produce lesser discharges to waters than wastewater treatment plants and industries, but residues or waste products from previous activities may have seeped into the ground and continue to thr

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement has been prepared as part of the SEA of the River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), and its associated Programme of Measures (POM), for the Northern Ireland portion of the Neagh Bann International River Basin District (IRBD)

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literature

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