The South Eastern River Basin District (RBD) encompasses all of counties Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny, most of Waterford, Tipperary and Laois, parts of Kildare, Offaly and Wicklow and small portions of Limerick and Cork. It includes mainly catchments of the ‘Three Sisters’ – the rivers Suir, Nore & Barrow along with the river Slaney and the 1,000 km2 of marine waters off Co. Wexford and Waterford including Waterford Estuary, Wexford Harbour, bays Dungarvan, Bannow and Rosslare and lagoons such as Ladies Island and Tacumshin.


Contact Details of the South Eastern River Basin District Project Office are

South Eastern River Basin District

Project Coordinator: Mr. Ray Spain

Tel no: 059 9170381

E-mail: comment[at]

Address: SERBD Project Co-ordinator, Carlow Local Authorities, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow Town.

SWAN National and Local Groups operating in South Eastern RBD are: