The Dublin Urban Rivers Life Project

South Dublin County Council’s Dublin Urban Rivers Life Project had a fantastic Community Planting event on Friday 5th August. Over 50 members of the community came out to help in planting a wide range of flowing and marginal plants, which will assist in the diversification of the ecology and biodiversity in the area. A wealth…

Green Awards 2022

The team at VESI Environmental are looking forward to finding out who will win the Green Technology Award at the Green Awards tonight at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. Irish Water & Kerry County Council are a finalist for the wastewater project Lixnaw Integrated Constructed Wetlands. Best of luck to all the finalists.

World Wetlands Day 2022

A call to take action for wetlands is the focus of this years’ campaign. It’s an appeal to invest financial, human and political capital to save the world’s wetlands from disappearing and to restore those we have degraded. Click on the link for more information: https://www.worldwetlandsday.org/home

SWS Upcoming Webinars

Here are some upcoming events the SWS will be hosting over the next few weeks. Monthly webinars are offered as a benefit of SWS membership, and once each quarter, the monthly SWS webinar is open for non-members to attend for free. https://members.sws.org/event-calendar

AREST project highlighted on “10 Things To Know About”

Delighted to see our work from the AREST project highlighted on the 10 Things To Know About Program last week on RTÉ Player. The programme covered outdoor living, sea swimming and anti-microbial resistance. It was a pleasure to work with Teagasc, DAFM and the EPA. The drone footage that we captured and supplied came out…

VESI contributes to Science of The Total Environment publication

Our latest paper has been published in “Science of The Total Environment” open-access Journal through Elsevier. It’s been a while since we have had an opportunity to publish new work, but it was a pleasure to work with the other authors, the EPA and Teagasc. This is a great opportunity to highlight the functionality of…

9th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control

On 13th September, the 9th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control was held online via BOKU University, Vienna Austria. A wealth of international presentations were given in up to 3 parallel sessions, with keynote talks given by industry leaders, Nataša Atanasova, Kela Weber, Myrto Nikolakopoulou, and Dr. Gilles Pinay. As ever, WETPOL offered…

The 9th WETPOL Conference 13-17 September 2021

VESI Environmental is delighted to be attending the 9th WETPOL Conference taking place from 13th-17th September 2021, organised by BOKU University Vienna, Austria. WETPOL 2021 is a full virtual event. The conference programme will focus on process-based topics on pollutants dynamics in various types of wetlands including recent advances in the following areas:• Biogeochemical cycling…

Kilbogget Park Site Visit

Our team made a regular site visit to Kilbogget Park (Dun Laoghaire Rathedown Country Council Park). With summer in full array, the park was full of vibrant greenery as well as a host of wildlife and the occasional visitor making the most of the summer sun. The team were delighted to report back that the…