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Geotech Report on levee

South Albury Levee Upgrade and Feasibility

The Albury City Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan was adopted by Council in February 2016. One of the key recommendations from the Plan is that a feasibility study of an upgrade of the South Albury levee be undertaken. The study found that the existing levee does not provide protection against a 1% Annual Exceedance Probability (AEP) flood event, with overtopping found to occur, leading to inundation of an area of approximately 4.5 km2. This report presents the preferred concept design arrangement of a proposed levee upgrade and a feasibility assessment of the preferred design. The report includes an assessment of an appropriate freeboard allowance, and also presents the key findings of geotechnical and preliminary environmental assessments, presented in full in the Appendices.

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Title South Albury Levee Upgrade and Feasibility
Publication Date 21 August 2018
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Albury City Council
Author/ Prepared by Water Technology
Publish date 11 June 2020
Update date 11 June 2020
River Basin 409 - Murray Riverina
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 12 June 2020
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 12 June 2020
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 04016b98-74b8-4947-ae25-d4fa84cdd46f