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Draft Greta Flood Study

Pursuant to the provisions of the NSW Floodplain Development Manual 2005, notice is hereby given of the public exhibition of a Draft Greta Flood Study.

The Draft Greta Flood Study provides information about flooding in the Anvil Creek catchment, which is located approximately 5km upstream from the township of Greta and extends downstream through Branxton to Cessnock Council’s Local Government boundary with Singleton City Council. Cessnock Local Government areas has a total area of approximately 36.5 square kilometres in this flood study area. A flood study is the first stage in the floodplain management process and is a comprehensive technical investigation of flood behaviour for the study area for a range of design flood events.

Draft Greta Flood Study Volume 1

Draft Greta Flood Study Volume 2 (74Mb)

The Draft Flood Study will be exhibited for a forty two (46) day period commencing 3 December 2018 and concluding 19 January 2019.

The exhibition material can be viewed at the following locations:

  • Council’s Administration Building
  • Cessnock Public Library
  • Kurri Kurri Public Library
  • Greta Newsagency – 92 High Street, Greta NSW 2334

In order to be considered by Council, written submissions should be addressed to the General Manager and must be received in writing by the close of the exhibition period (5:00pm on 19 January 2019). Submissions should quote "Greta Flood Study 2018."

Verbal enquiries should be directed to Council’s Customer Service Team on 02 4993 4100.

PO BOX 152
CESSNOCK 2325

Stephen Glen
General Manager