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North South Share River Basin Management Project

The NS Share River Basin District Project is the vehicle for delivering the objectives of the Water Framework Directive within the North South Share River Basin District between August 2004 and March 2008. The project has been superseded by the NS SHARE2 project which operates until January 2010 and will deliver final River Basin Management Plans.

This project is supported by the EU INTERREG IIIA Programme for Ireland/Northern Ireland.

The North South Share Project comprises of three river basin districts.

  1. North Western International River Basin District
  2. Neagh Bann International River Basin District
  3. North Eastern River Basin District

The North Western and Neagh Bann River Basin Districts are shared between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland whilst the North Eastern RBD is completely within Northern Ireland. See the interactive map below showing the location of the River Basin District.

Draft River Basin Management Plans have now been published and are available for review on the River Basin District websites noted above.

See www.wfdireland.ie for further supporting documentation on the draft River Basin Management Plans and associated research and processes.

Draft River Basin Management Plans are now avaialble - see RBD websites

Interactive map showing the River Basin Districts
North Western International River Basin District Neagh Bann International River Basin District North Eastern River Basin District
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