Draft Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study

A revised version of the Draft Flood Study has been placed on exhibition.  This version updates the Hydraulic Categorisation within the floodplain, demonstrating an improved definition of floodways.

Pursuant to the provisions of the NSW Floodplain Development Manual 2005, notice is hereby given of the public exhibition of the Draft Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study.

The Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek catchment lies within the Maitland and Cessnock local government areas and has a total area of approximately 400 square kilometres. 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 Wallis and Swamp - Fishery Creek Flood Study - Vol 1

Draft Wallis and Swamp - Fishery Creek Flood Study - Vol 2 (77Mb)

The Draft Flood Study will be exhibited for a period commencing 3 December 2018 and extended until 25 January 2019.

The exhibition material can be viewed at the following locations:

  • Council’s Administration Building
  • Cessnock Public Library
  • Kurri Kurri Public Library

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 18 January 2019). Submissions should quote "Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study 2018".

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

PO BOX 152

Stephen Glen
General Manager