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 our
responsibilities under the Arterial Drainage Acts 1945-1995,
forms one of the core services of the OPW.
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.