Laboratory testing

The environment laboratory is currently based at Cullies near Cavan Town. It employs five staff and provides support to the Environment Section and the Sanitary Services Section.

The laboratory consists of chemistry and microbiology laboratories and performs analysis as required by legislation.

Our aim

Our aim is to serve the Council and through it, the general public by working to assure water quality and environmental protection. We carry out work to assist in Cavan County Council’s compliance with environmental legislation.

Areas of interest

  • Drinking water quality monitoring.
  • Urban waste water treatment monitoring.
  • River catchment monitoring.
  • Lake water monitoring.
  • Monitoring of industries licensed to discharge under the Water Pollution Acts.
  • Pollution investigation analysis.

State of the art facility

This state of the art facility compares favourably with some of the top local authority laboratory facilities in the country.

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