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Bungendore Flood Study

At present a large part of the commercial district of Bungendore is affected by flooding in the 1 in 100 year flood. In severe storms Turallo Creek and its tributaries can overtop their banks causing inundation across the floodplain and throughout the town. Halfway Creek and Millpost Creek influence this flooding due to backwater effects. In line with Yarrowlumla Council's Interim Flood Policy for the Village of Bungendore the long term goal of Council's is to minimise the impact of flooding of the town and work towards the development of a Floodplain Management Plan. Floodplain measures may be required to put a halt to the inundation of the town centre during significant rainfall and flooding events. This study forms the basis for a subsequent floodplain management plan.

Bungendore is located 20 km north east of Queanbeyan and over 40 km from Canberra, close to the state border with ACT. The village is situated at the confluence of two creeks – Turallo Creek and Halfway Creek, with the confluence of Turallo and Millpost Creek only 1 km downstream of the village. These creeks rise in the hills surrounding the village. Bungendore and its immediate environs are located in a belt of the Southern Tablelands that extends north to Lake George, south to the Turallo Range, east to the Great Dividing Range and to the Molonglo Range and the Lake George Range.

Additional Information

Field Value
Title Bungendore Flood Study
River Basin 410 - Murrumbidgee
Publication Date 22 April 1999
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
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Council/LGA Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Author/ Prepared by Patterson Britton & Partners
Publish date 11 July 2019
Update date 11 July 2019
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 11 July 2019
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 12 July 2019
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 2f95a29b-6dfb-4fcf-a431-06d963ee1e2e