Field Visit

Students of Agricultural Science of WIT – Waterford Institute of Technology had a Field Visit in Castledockrell and Water Quality Lectures on 07th February of 2020. Subjects discussed included water polluting substances, pesticides and their components, nutrients and their utilisation, management and well practices. In loco, students were shown the Chemcatchers in the water and explained their operations, what they can capture and what was actually found there in terms of components of pesticides. One more example of Teagasc and Water Protect Project delivering knowledge and technology.

About WaterProtect -Irish Actionlab

This is a Horizon 2020 project aimed at at assessing the efficacy and uptake of mitigation measures to protect water resources from nitrate and pesticide loss in rural agricultural environment.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No. 727450

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