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Captains Flat Flood Study

The study area of Captains Flat is located in the upper reaches of the Molonglo River catchment, near to the rivers headwaters in the Tallaganda State Forest. It lies at the confluence of the Molonglo River with Keatings Collapse and Kerrs creek, and also incorporates a local drainage path, referred to as Town Creek in this report.

The Flood Study details:

  • Review of available data including; previous flood related reports and studies, previously constructed hydrologic and hydraulic flood models, and council GIS information;
  • Collection of additional survey information;
  • Results of the community consultation process;
  • The calibration and verification of the hydrological and hydraulic models;
  • The existing flood behaviour of the study area for a range of flood events; and,
  • A preliminary assessment of flood and risk management options.

Additional Information

Field Value
Title Captains Flat Flood Study
Publication Date 30 August 2013
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Author/ Prepared by Cardno
Publish date 11 June 2019
Update date 1 July 2019
River Basin 215 - Shoalhaven
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 11 June 2019
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 1 July 2019
Approved by dstazic
Identifier d323270d-6af6-4b03-99c0-c49397c19728