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Meenbog landslide impact on INTERREG VA project

“The INTERREG partners and the local community, particularly local farmers, have all worked so hard on this project – it is devastating that their efforts won’t now be captured in the way we originally planned.”

Meenbog landslide impact on INTERREG VA project

River Derg Pilot cross-border Land Incentive Scheme for farmers extended

An innovative pilot cross-border Land Incentive Scheme, which provides 100% funding to landowners for measures to help protect and improve water quality in the River Derg, has been extended until December 2020.

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Land Incentive Scheme for farmers extended

Innovative Pilot cross-border grant scheme launched

An innovative and exciting new pilot cross-border Land Incentive Scheme has been launched in the River Derg catchment, which will support farmers in adopting farming practices that help to protect the quality of river water that is the source of drinking water for communities in Counties Donegal and Tyrone.

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Innovative Pilot cross-border grant scheme launched

First 'Discover your River' event in the Erne

We had a wonderful discussion about memories of the rivers and lakes recently at our ‘Discover your River’ event in Ballybay Wetlands Centre.

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First 'Discover your River' event in the Erne

A stream of thoughts

On Wednesday 9th May 2018 our first ‘Discover your River’ event took place and it was a triumph!
These events have been organised as part of the Source to Tap project to get communities together to talk about their rivers and how as a community they can develop a plan to ensure the preservation and enhancement of their shared water environment.

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A stream of thoughts

€5.3M Cross-Border Sustainable Water Quality Improvement Project Launched in Erne and Derg Catchments

A major €5.3M cross-border project, to improve water quality in rivers and lakes in the Erne and Derg catchment areas which provide water that serves parts of counties Fermanagh, Tyrone, Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim and Longford was launched today.

The “Source to Tap” project is funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA programme through the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) together with funding from the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland and the Department for Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) in the Republic of Ireland.

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€5.3M Cross-Border Sustainable Water Quality Improvement Project Launched in Erne and Derg Catchments


EU invests €4.9 million in improving drinking water from ‘Source to Tap’

The SEUPB has announced a funding offer worth €4.9m, under the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme, for a highly innovative new project called ‘Source to Tap’ which will improve drinking water quality, on both sides of the border.

‘Source to Tap’ will be delivered by a cross-border partnership involving Northern Ireland Water, Irish Water, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Ulster University, East Border Region (EBR) and The Rivers Trust.

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EU invests €4.9 million in improving drinking water from ‘Source to Tap’