Pilot Studies

In order to establish the approach for implementing the Floods Directive in Ireland the Office of Public Works in conjunction with other interested parties commissioned the following three pilot studies

Lee Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Study

The Office of Public Works (OPW) in partnership with Cork City Council and Cork County Council commissioned the Lee CFRAM study to investigate the high levels of existing flood risk in and around the River Lee, its tributaries and Cork Harbour in 2006. [Click Here] for more information

River Dodder Catchment Flood Risk Assessment & Management Study

Dublin City Council and the OPW commissioned the Dodder CFRAM study in 2007 to investigate the perceived high level of existing flood risk on the River Dodder, one of Dublin’s best known and most important rivers. [Click Here] to access the project website for more information.  For Hydrology Report click here and Hydraulic Reports click here.

Fingal East Meath Flood Risk Assessment and Management Study (FEM FRAMS)

The Fingal East Meath FRAM project was completed in 2012.   The website via the link below is for information purposes only.  All interactive links on the website no longer apply.

Fingal County Council along with project partners Meath County Council and the Office of Public Works (OPW) commissioned the Fingal East Meath Flood Risk Assessment and Management Study (FEM FRAMS) in 2008 to investigate the high levels of existing flood risk in the Fingal East Meath area.  [Click Here] to access the project website for more information.

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