About the Study

The Council of the City of Botany Bay has carried out a detailed flood study of the Springvale Drain and Floodvale Drain catchments to help identify flooding problem areas. This study establishes the basis for subsequent floodplain management activities and has been prepared to meet the objectives of the NSW State Government's Flood Policy.

Council has administered the project. BMT WBM, an independent company specialising in flooding and floodplain risk management, has undertaken the study.

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage also provided financial and technical assistance.

Following public exhibition of the draft Flood Study report the study was endorsed by Council in February 2014.

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