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Corowa Howlong & Mulwala - Floodplain Risk Management Study

Corowa is situated on the north bank of the Murray River, about 50kms downstream of Albury/Wodonga. Howlong is situated on the north bank of the Murray, 30km downstream of Albury. Mulwala/Yarrawonga is a "twin town" urban centre straddling the Murray River about 90km west of Albury/Wodonga. Mulwala is sited on the northern bank of the Murray and Yarrawonga is on the southern bank.

Each of the three townships has a minimal "existing" flood risk due in part to the siting of the original settlements on high ground, ongoing flood awareness within the communities built up over a long periods of settlement and the availability of sound flood data and information that has been used as a technical basis for policies to manage development on the floodplain over the past 20 years. The same situation occurs for the rural areas between the towns. However, management of the significant "continuing" flood risk for each township and along the Murray River poses a major challenge for Council and the SES in particular. Hence, the focus of this Study will be to formalise and build on the previous outcomes and develop strategies to manage the "continuing" flood problem within each of the three townships.

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Title Corowa Howlong & Mulwala - Floodplain Risk Management Study
Publication Date 23 March 2009
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Federation Council
Author/ Prepared by URS Australia
Publish date 13 June 2019
Update date 28 June 2019
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 13 June 2019
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 28 June 2019
Approved by jhudson
Identifier a0bf7462-2216-431f-b685-693932a4f11a