Nitrate is an issue in the estuary.
A wider implementation of additional specific measures for nitrogen would be needed in the catchment to address this.
Example of where pollution is wider than the catchment under consideration by the current LAWPRO PAA
A closer look at the Shannon Esturary
Lisa Coleman (UCD, INCASE) and Catherine Farrell (TCD, INCASE) and Jesko Zimmermann (Teagasc),
EU Water Framework Directive Transitional Waterbodies boundaries for Ireland. Transitional waters connect fresh waters such as rivers and marine waters, for example estuaries.