ABOUT THE PROJECT:
Tenterfield Shire and Kyogle Councils have engaged engineering consultant BG&E to develop a Flood Study for Woodenbong. 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 Woodenbong Flood Study will help us understand the likely flooding scenarios for the town of Woodenbong including flooding from Tooloom Creek and Boomi Creek and runoff from local catchments.
The Woodenbong 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 Woodenbong 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.