Flood Mapping

Flood Mapping is the process of determining and plotting on a map the extent of a historical or possible future flood event.

Councils and other bodies responsible for land use planning need to understand the likelyhood of a particular location being flooded in order to properly assess that locations suitability for a particular land use.

Flood mapping is also important for emergency planning and the setting of minimum building floor heights, which are also Council responsibilities.

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The following people have indicated (via the Local Government Collaboration Topics Survey) that they have an interest and/or expertise in the topic of 'flood mapping' and are willing to collaborate with their peers at other councils to identify challenges and resources relating to the topic and to look for ways to work together to overcome any challenges that are identified.


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External Links & References

  1. Google Search
  2. Burnett River Flood Gauge Mapping System - Bundaberg Regional Council
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