Castlegar Priority Area for Action Desktop Report

May 2020



The Mountbellew Drainage district is present in this waterbody. Information taken from the WFD app suggests that HYMO is having an impact on the Castlegar_010 ecological status.

The IFI reported issues with management of the drainage districts – untrained drivers who don’t provide plans to fisheries. During the 2014 survey the EPA biologists noted that the river had been resectioned/over-deepened.

The river would appear to be very straight and there are a number of land drains feeding into the main channel

Number of livestock crossing points and drinking points

Mountbellew and Moylough WWTP discharges

Note: Bord Na Mona are not maintaining the silt traps near the Shiven River.

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