WFD - River Basin Districts in the UK and  IrelandDee River Basin DistrictSouth Western River Basin DistrictSouth Eastern River Basin DistrictEastern River Basin DistrictShannon International River Basin DistrictWestern River Basin DistrictNorth Western International River Basin DistrictSouth West River Basin DistrictSouth East River Basin DistrictThames River Basin DistrictWestern Wales River Basin DistrictAnglian River Basin DistrictHumber River Basin DistrictSolway Tweed River Basin DistrictNorthumbria River Basin DistrictNorth West River Basin DistrictSevern River Basin DistrictNeagh Bann International River Basin DistrictScotland River Basin District

Click on the link below for information about the North Eastern River Basin District.

Every six years, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) produces a river basin management plan for each river basin district within Northern Ireland. This is produced in partnership with the Department for Infrastructure (DFI).

North Eastern River Basin Management Plan: 2009 - 2016

The North Eastern River Basin Management Plan looked at all aspects of water management. It says where the water environment needed to be protected or improved, the timeframe to make these improvements and how that could be achieved. Consultation ran from 22 December 2008 until 22 June 2009 and the plan was published in December 2009.

Draft North Eastern River Basin Management Plan - 2014

A draft RBMP for North Eastern River Basin Districts was published in December 2014 for public consultation. It built upon the work undertaken as part of the significant water management issues consultation exercise in 2013/2014 by setting out the pressures impacting on the water environment and an updated programme of measures to address these pressures.

North Eastern River Basin Management Plan: 2015 – 2021

This second RBMP has been developed with input from a wide range of statutory agencies, non-governmental organisations, private individuals and companies.

There is also an interactive river basin map viewer providing access to information at a local water body level.

Record of public participation and engagement

This document summarises the steps taken nationally and within the North Eastern District to ensure that the development of the River Basin Management Plan has been produced through consultation and engagement with interested parties.


   - Western Wales RBD

Northern Ireland:
   - North Eastern RBD
Neagh Bann IRBD
   - North Western IRBD

Republic of Ireland:
1st Cycle River Basin Districts:

   - Western RBD
Shannon IRBD
   - Eastern RBD
South Eastern RBD
   - South Western RBD

2nd Cycle River Basin Districts:
   - National RBD
International RBDs


   - Scotland RBD
Solway Tweed XRBD

   - Northumbria XRBD
   - North West RBD
Humber RBD
   - Severn XRBD
Anglian RBD
   - Thames RBD
   - South West RBD
South East RBD

RBD - River Basin District
XRD - Cross border RBD
IRBD - International RBD



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