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Flash floods and urban flooding Ireland

Vulnerabilities - Ireland

Drainage networks, particularly in older cities and towns, may date from Victorian times, designed and constructed to meet less demanding rainfall patterns than those we expect in future – already, some recent rain storms have overwhelmed local drainage systems (1).

Adaptation strategies


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  1. Irish Academy of Engineering (2009)