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NOTICE: WFD Waterbody Status (2013-2018) Data Update - 24/03/2020

An update has been made to the Water Framework Directive Waterbody Status (2013-2018) data. The Groundwater Status data now includes Quantitative and Overall Status. Visit the Get Data page here to download!

NOTICE: OSI Geometric River Network Data Update - 24/02/2020

An update to the OSI Geometric River Network is now available to download! Visit the Get Data page here to download!

NOTICE: EPA Licenced UWWT Plants and 2018 Compliance Data - 20/02/2020

Latest Release of EPA Licensed UWWT Plants and 2018 Compliance Data is now available to download! Visit the Get Data page here to download!

NOTICE: OSI Rivers and Lakes Update - 06/02/2020

An update to the OSI Rivers and Lakes data available to download 07/02/2020>! Visit the Get Data page here to download!

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I’d like to get some data from the EPA – how can I get it?

You can download GIS right now from the Get data page, using the EPA Database option and selecting the data you require.

If you want to browse the data on a map first, click on the Map link and browse our WebGIS – data can be directly downloaded from here.

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How can I access GIS data of rivers and lakes?

The EPA worked with the Ordnance Survey to create 1:50,000 scale GIS data of Ireland’s rivers and lakes. If you want to see this data but don’t have GIS software, click on the Map link and check the Water Features group.

OSI River Network, including Geometric River Network and Lake Segment datasets available to download on Get Data - Water/Water Framework Directive section, including metadata.

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Compatibility with Web Browsers

This Geoportal works with the following browser versions: Internet Explorer 8+; Firefox 3.5+; Chrome; Opera; Safari 3+. EPA MAPS (Envision) can be used with IE 8 but there are some small limitations in the display when these versions are used. These browser versions were selected by looking at what the highest web browser usage types are on Envision and the Geoportal before we upgraded this website. We got this usage information from our Google Analytics reports. While we regret that some users may be on older versions of these browsers and so experience some problems we suggest that upgrading or installing a second browser will enable you to use the Geoportal.

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I have some queries about this GeoPortal – where can I get answers?

Try our FAQ section, which contains answers to the most common questions about EPA GIS web tools and data. More detail about some of our specialised GIS data can be found under our Learn About Data. If you still haven’t found the answer you are looking for, Contact Us and the GIS team will respond to you as soon as possible.

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