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I have the same problem, it only occurs when I either drive through hideous puddles or when we have torrential rain.
I eventually decided to take the Clio to a friend of the family who's got excellent reputation with cars. He took a look underneath the car and found a 'grommet' missing. He said it could well be the source of the problem, but couldn't be certain. Anyway, he welded a plate over the hole where the grommet was missing and I haven't had the problem since, this was until yesterday! (around 6 months after the plate was welded on! .. we had bad weather and I took the car for a drive, drove through a few deep puddles (which I try to avoid).
Out of curiosity, I checked the passengers foot well only to find it flooded like a duck pond. Now I'm back to square one trying to establish the problem. Might take it back to my friend, perhaps the welded plate has come off?
Currently in DvDaf's garage:
2005 Renault Clio 1.2ltr 16v