ABOUT THE PROJECT:
Tenterfield Shire and Kyogle Councils have engaged engineering consultant BG&E to develop a Flood Study for Urbenville. The study is being undertaken with financial and technical assistance from Council and Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) through the NSW Government’s Floodplain Management Program.
The Urbenville Flood Study will help us understand the likely flooding scenarios for the town of Urbenville including flooding from Tooloom Creek and from local catchments.
The Urbenville Flood Study will:
THE STUDY AREA:
THE FLOODPLAIN RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS:
The Study is being prepared in line with NSW Government Policy and the Floodplain Risk Management Process. The process consists of 5 key stages. The Urbenville Flood Study will complete Stage 1 and 2 (Data Collection and Flood Study). Once complete, the findings of the Flood Study will enable Council to start to the next step in the Floodplain Risk Management process; that is consider measures to reduce impacts of flooding.