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.
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: