The following links provide important and useful information about flood risk management in Ireland.
This website provides access to Flood Plans and Flood Maps developed by the OPW and information on flood risk management in Ireland.
This public information site is operated by the Office of Public Works. It provides useful information relating to practical measures that can be taken by the public before, during and after a flood event.
Met Éireann, the Irish National Meteorological Service, is part of the Department of the Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. It is the leading provider of weather information and related services for Ireland. This website provides up to the minute weather forecasts and other relevant information.
The Office of Public Works (OPW) is the lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland. The coordination and implementation of the Government’s policy on the management of flood risk in Ireland, in conjunction with their responsibilities under the Arterial Drainage Acts 1945-1995, forms one of the core services of the OPW.
This website provides extensive background and information on flood risk in Ireland and the flood risk management services provided by the OPW, including details of recently completed, ongoing and planned programmes and projects. It also provides access to sources of detailed information, such as flood maps and hydrometric data.
This is the main website for Laois County Council. It provides information relating to the Council and the services provided. The website News section contains regular updates on items of local interest.
This link provides direct access to the main website for Ireland’s Department of the Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government
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