Flood Mapping

Flood Mapping is the process of determining and plotting on a map the extent of a historical or possible future flood event.

Councils and other bodies responsible for land use planning need to understand the likelyhood of a particular location being flooded in order to properly assess that locations suitability for a particular land use.

Flood mapping is also important for emergency planning and the setting of minimum building floor heights, which are also Council responsibilities.

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  2. Burnett River Flood Gauge Mapping System - Bundaberg Regional Council
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