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Flood Information

Road, Bridge and Sporting Oval Closures

Disaster Recovery and useful links

Food Preparation Information

Food Business Owners

What to do after a flood.pdf

Checklist for Flood Affected Food Premises.pdf 

Food Safety and Vegetable Gardens following Storm or Flood Event.pdf

For the Resident

Affected by Power Failure - Food Safety Advice.pdf

Cleaning Up After Storm or Flood Damage.pdf

Food Safety and Vegetable Gardens following Storm or Flood Event.pdf

Important Information - Wastewater Management Systems following Flood or Storm Events.pdf

What should I do if sewage has overflowed inside my home_.pdf

Other Information

Cleaning Rainwater Tanks Inundated with Flood Water.pdf

Swimming Pool - Cleaning after flood or storm.pdf       

Your Help List

Local Disaster Plan Hosted by Maitland City Council

Council assistance

Waste disposal

Council's Waste and Reuse Centre is located along Old Maitland Road, Cessnock and can be contacted directly on 4993 4993.

Damaged trees

Please contact Council's Customer Service on 4993 4100 regarding trees which require inspection/attention.

Sewage concerns

If you have any concerns regarding sewage systems, please contact Council's On-site Sewage Management Officer on 4993 4100.

Mine subsidence

If you notice anything you suspect may be mine subsidence, please contact Council's Customer Service on 4993 4100 or the Mine Subsidence Board on 6572 4344.

Roads and Drainage Flooding Information