Flood Studies

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Throsby Creek floodplain - Maryville early 1900's

Council has carried out flood studies in the major local catchments of Newcastle to estimate:

  • Flood extent
  • Flood depth and velocity
  • Flood level
  • Provisional hazard

This is the first step in the process of planning for future floods and these studies create the platform for the Flood Management Plans

Throsby, Styx and Cottage Creek Catchments
Ironbark Creek Catchment
Dark Creek Catchment
Lower Hunter River
Newcastle Harbour
Newcastle West
Supporting Studies