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Environmental Services

For more than twenty years Bord na Móna Environmental Services has been a leading provider of monitoring, laboratory and consultancy services for businesses in Ireland and the UK

Environmental Monitoring

Bord na Móna’s Environmental Monitoring is one of the largest providers of emissions monitoring services in the country. Our team of experienced Environmental Scientists have the qualifications and skills to help you maintain regulatory compliance and build on your internal quality system. The full list of services available are:


  • Surface, ground and wastewater
  • Aquatic Invertebrate Sampling
  • Biological Chemical & Physical Characterisation
  • Flow & Load Surveys


We analyse the following testing parameters:

  • Particulates 
  • Metals 
  • Dioxins & Furans
  • Formahaldehydes
  • Velocity Measurement
  • Moisture
  • VOC’s
  • TOC
  • HCL
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Sulphur Dioxide
  • Oxygen
  • NOx
  • Odour
  • Bioaerosols
  • Biofilter Assessment
  • Occupational Sampling


  • Environmental/Occupational Noise Surveys
  • EIA Noise Impact Surveys
  • Environmental/Occupational Noise Mapping
  • Noise Complaint Investigations

Waste Facilities

  • BMW Characterisation 
  • Landfill Gas
  • Fugitive Emissions

INAB Accredited Environmental Laboratory

Our fully-equipped, Analytical Laboratory is INAB Accredited (ISO 17025) and is specifically designed to meet the requirements of commercial businesses. Using a Laboratory Information Management System, our Laboratory Scientists, Chemists and Technicians work within stringent controls to ensure expert analysis and prompt reporting.  The full list of services available are:

Wet Chemistry

  • BOD, COD, TOC, pH & Conductivity
  • OFG & Detergents as MBAS
  • Solids (Suspended, Total dissolved)
  • Nutrient Analysis (Phosphate, Nitrate & Ammonia)
  • TKN, TN & TON

Analytical Capabilities

  • Organics
  • Anions by Ion Chromatography
  • Metals & Cations by ICP-MS


  • Olfactometry to Determine Odour Concentration
  • Chemical Characterisation of Air Pollutants
  • Assessment of Individual Sensory Acuity to Odours

Environmental Consulting

Our team of Environmental Consultants have vast experience in assisting businesses develop their Environmental Strategies and Management Systems. With specialties in Environmental Auditing, Quality Systems, Odour Assessment and Air Dispersion Modelling the knowledge resources within Bord na Móna are second to none. The full list of services available are:


  • IPPC & Waste Licensing
  • Waste Permits & Discharge Licensing
  • Surrender of Licenses

Mitigating Environmental Risks

  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Environmental Liabilities Risk Assessments
  • Firewater Risk Assessments


  • Hydrological investigations
  • Assimilative Capacity Studies
  • Air Dispersion Modelling
  • Odour Modelling
  • GPS, ArcGIS & AutoCAD