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Flooding

Flooding can have a serious impact on communities in County Clare. Being aware of the risks during a flood event in your area and being prepared can be vital. It allows appropriate action to be taken and therefore reducing potential damage to property. It is not only persons living or working in a flood risk area that should be aware of the risks, the general public also need to be aware of flooding and it's consequences e.g. when driving in a flooded area.

National guidance

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is the competent authority for all flood related matters.

Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) study

Information on compliance with the EU Flood Directives:

Advice on flooding

General advice on what to do in a flood:

Flood hazard maps

Current flood information

Historic flood information

Page last reviewed: 19/07/16

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