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.