The EPA has issued advice for Private Well Owners Affected by Flooding. The EPA recommends that if your well has been affected by the recent flooding you should make sure it is properly disinfected before using it for drinking water. Details of how you can disinfect your well are below. This procedure should be carried out once the flooding has subsided.
The EPA has also published advice and guidance for households using private wells which includes information on:
- Protecting your private well water
- Testing and treating your well water
- Concerns and complaints
- Further guidance and Frequently Asked Questions
The IAH (Irish Group) will host a Lecture on Developing Country Hydrology and Hydrogeology in February 2016. The Date and Speaker will be announced prior to the event.
project to restore habitats and sustainably manage Danube floodplains
The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km. The new calculation comes from a Canadian-led team and is published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
IE Consulting is seeking to recruit an experienced hydrogeologist. See Careers Section for details
Due to an increasing workload in Northern Ireland, IE Consulting are please to announce the establishment of a new office at No. 1 WIN Business Park, Newry, Co Down – Tel 028 3025 2120.
The establishment of the Newry office will enable IE Consulting to provide a more dedicated service to our Northern Ireland clients and to enable us to further develop or consultancy services within the Northern Ireland Market.
IE Consulting have recently been commissioned to undertake a flood risk and drainage assessment in accordance with PPS15 for a proposed large nursing home development in Co Armagh.
The commission also includes the design of a suitable sustainable draiange system at the site.
IE Consulting have been commissioned by Kerry Foods Plc to develop a conceptual hydrogeological model in support of an IPPC licence application for their manufacturing facility at Uxbridge, Greater London.
IE Consulting have been commissioned to undertake a detailed flood risk assessment for a proposed development site at Newry, Co Down.
The works will involve hydrological analysis, development of an appropriate hydrualic model and design of flood mitigation measures as required.
IE Consulting have been commissioned by Nicholas O’Dwyer Consulting Engineers to provide specialist contaminated land services for a proposed new syncroloft project at Castletownbere Harbour, Co Cork.
The works will involve assessment and analysis of potentially contaminated subsoils at the site and development of an appropriate remediation scheme.