Technical Specifications and Guidance Notes
The OPW has prepared a number of technical specifications and guidance notes that it makes use of when commissioning work, such as the design of flood relief schemes and the preparation of flood maps. These may be applied as relevant by other authorities where there is an intention to work with the OPW.
Guidance on undertaking flood risk damage and benefit calculations, and in undertaking a cost benefit analysis is provided here.
Guidance on undertaking a multi-criteria analysis for flood risk management is provided here.
Guidance on undertaking Defence Asset Condition Survey, and populating the Defence Asset Database, is provided here:
The specification the OPW applies for engineering spatial data, such as flood mapping data, is provided here.
The specification the OPW applies for environmental spatial data is provided here.
The specification the OPW recommend for use in relation to flood relief project websites is provided here.
The specification the OPW applies for survey, such as river channel surveys for the purpose of hydraulic modelling, is provided here.