Surface Water Functions

It is the responsibility of Cavan County to carry out testing on the surface water quality of the rivers and lakes which are located in County Cavan.

To ensure that this is carried out correctly, by law Cavan County Council have to provide the following functions:

  • Monitoring the water quality of Cavan’s rivers and lakes.
  • The licensing and monitoring of wastewater discharges to surface / ground waters and sewers.
  • The monitoring of agricultural and industrial activities that have an effect on water quality.
  • The promotion of "best practice" in the storage and disposal of agricultural, industrial and domestic wastewaters.

If you require further information about the functions of Cavan County Council in relation the surface water quality of Cavan’s rivers and lakes, please get in touch by using the following details: