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Audit of Flood Levees for New South Wales - Town of Moulamein

The town of Moulamein on the Edward River and Billabong Creek in New South Wales has a population of about 500. It is protected from flooding by two (2) levee systems surrounding the town. Total levee length is approximately 7.5 kilometres consisting of a ring shaped levee surrounding Moulamein North and another levee surrounding Moulamein South. The levee was originally constructed prior to the 1956 flood but some additional work was initiated with the approach of the flood of 1956.Works to raise the levee by 0.6 metres were carried out in 1984 to achieve a design level equal to the 1956 flood plus 0.8 metres.

The audit is designed to appraise the flood security and structural adequacy of the levee system at Moulamein. This report presents the results of that audit and consists of a visual appraisal of the levee and materials, assessment of the water retention capacity of the levee, research of flood records and an appraisal of the cost of corrective action and the extent of such action.

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Title Audit of Flood Levees for New South Wales - Town of Moulamein
Publication Date 1 November 1992
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Murray River Council
Author/ Prepared by NSW Dams & Civil Section
Publish date 25 June 2020
Update date 25 June 2020
River Basin 410 - Murrumbidgee
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 25 June 2020
Submitted by Julia Muniz de Miranda Sa
Approved 26 June 2020
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 11455c5c-6335-43b0-bcb1-ed5cea7e2f33