Wollondilly has a number of areas subject to flooding. The Floodplain Development Manual sets out the management of flood risk in NSW.
Floodplain Risk Management Committee
The process of managing flood risk is assisted by the Floodplain Risk Management Committee. The committee is made up of Councillors, Council Staff from a variety of areas across Council, NSW Government Agencies and Community representatives. The Committee has an advisory role and makes recommendations to Council for consideration. To read more about this committee visit the Floodplain Risk Management Committee page.
Council has been looking at flooding in Stonequarry Creek for a number of years and has prepared a number of studies of flooding in Picton during that time. After the June 2016 Storm Event Council has engaged a consultant (Advisian) to study the event so that we could better understand what happened. Council provided Advisian with a large number of water level records from the storm to assist with their report and to further assist with the investigation, Council is seeking comment on Advisian’s draft report. You can download the report in the downloads section below.