Catchment Area: Farmborough Heights, Dombarton, Kembla Grange, Wongawilli, Brownsville, Horsley, Kanahooka, Huntley, Cleveland, Dapto, Koonawarra, Penrose and Avondale.
Waterways: Mullet and Brooks Creeks
This catchment has experienced a number of major floods, the most recent in August 1996 which resulted in extensive damage to both public and private property.
Bewsher Consulting Pty Ltd was engaged to prepare a Flood Study, Floodplain Risk Management Study and Floodplain Risk Management Plan for this catchment area. These studies were completed in February 2010.
Study Documents Explained:
- Flood Study: defines the nature of the flood risk in the catchment area
- Floodplain Risk Management Study: identifies measures to reduce flood risk and the impacts of flooding on the community
- Floodplain Risk Management Plan: outlines recommended measures to best address the existing, future and continuing flood problems in the area; includes guidelines for all future developments in the area
- Implementation of Mitigation Works: explains what measures we have implemented so far
These studies were jointly funded by Council and the NSW State Government.