Managing Flood Risk in Ireland Summary Leaflet September 2022
Managing Flood Risk in Ireland
Read a summary of how the OPW is leading a proactive and whole of Government approach to managing flood risk
The Office of Public Works, Ireland’s lead agency for flood risk management, has many roles to manage Ireland’s flood risk. These can be categorised under the following areas:
Where Can I find out About flooding in my Area
The OPW has developed a website, www.floodinfo.ie , that is interactive and you can search for a location of your interest to view:
• the flood maps for that community (where they are available),
• the measures completed, underway and planned to manage the flood risk in that location, and
• report a flood event in an area.
Where Can I find Out about a Major Flood Relief Scheme in my Area?
Information on the flood relief schemes completed, underway and planned; and individual flood project websites can be found at www.floodinfo.ie