A-Z

Appropriate Assessment

Appropriate Assessment (AA) is the process and documentation associated with the statutory requirement under the EU Habitats and Species Directive.

AFA

Area for Further Assessment

CAR

Community at Risk

CFRAM Study

Catchment-based Flood Risk Assessment and Management Study

DACD

Defence Asset Condition Database

Flood Risk Review

FRR is the current stage of the CFRAM process.  The intention is to confirm which sites are most problematic and should taken forward in the study.

FRMP

Flood Risk Management Plan.  The final output of the CFRAM process. A long term plan setting out recommendations for managing flood risk.

IRR

Individual Risk Receptor

MPW

Medium Priority Watercourses

OPW

The Office of Public Works

OPW is the lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland.

RBD

River Basin District

SEA

Strategic Environmental Assessment

UoM

Unit of Management.  This is how we have broken down the Western River Basin District.  The boundaries are chosen based on river catchments.

WFD

Water Framework Directive

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