Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

Double success for Waterford in International Green Flag Awards for Parks

Waterford City and County Council has attained Green Flag Award status for two outstanding amenities in Waterford City and County. The Kilbarry Nature Park and the Waterford Greenway are the worthy and fitting winners of the An Taisce Green Flag … Continue reading

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Low Smoke Zone extended to Tramore from 1st September

Minister Ryan has extended the smoky coal ban to Tramore from September 1st 2020. Tramore town and environs now joins the existing smoky coal ban areas in Co Waterford around Waterford City and Clonmel.  From 1st of September it the … Continue reading

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Tellus Survey aircraft to begin flying over the south east of Ireland

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. To collect this data, the latest phase of the survey will involve a low-flying aircraft flying from August … Continue reading

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Can you help remove litter from Waterford Estuary ?

CAN YOU HELP ? Waterford City and County Council are looking for boat operators to undertake marine and other litter removal from otherwise inaccessible areas of Waterford Estuary. Payment will not be made for the litter removal, however a contribution … Continue reading

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Can you help remove litter from Waterford Estuary ?

CAN YOU HELP ? Waterford City and County Council are looking for boat operators to undertake marine and other litter removal from otherwise inaccessible areas of Waterford Estuary. Payment will not be made for the litter removal, however a contribution … Continue reading

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Low Smoke Zone extended to Tramore from 1st September

Minister Ryan has extended the smoky coal ban to Tramore from September 1st 2020. Tramore town and environs now joins the existing smoky coal ban areas in Co Waterford around Waterford City and Clonmel.  From 1st of September it the … Continue reading

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Documentary: The Story of Water

Watch the documentary on The Story of Water in Ireland, airing Tuesday 7th July at 7pm on Virgin Media One. It reveals the full story behind the challenges facing the public water and wastewater network. Follow #storyofwater on social media … Continue reading

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Waterford signs up to Covenant of Mayors

As one of his final acts as Mayor of Waterford City & County Council, Cllr. John Pratt signed the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on behalf of the Council. In doing so Mayor Pratt committed the Council to … Continue reading

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Bring Nature Back to your Garden

Many people are taking delight in the abundant birdsong that can be heard all around us now that life has quietened down in the current pandemic. A new booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” is now available to help you attract more … Continue reading

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