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Shoalhaven Milling Company - Flood Study For Proposed Mill Extensions

This flood study has been undertaken for the Shoalhaven Milling Company of Nowra, to investigate flooding at the site of proposed extension to their existing mill. The mill is located on the northern banks of the Shoalhaven River at Bomaderry, approximately 1.5 km downstream of the Nowra bridge with the subject site for the mill extension immediately adjacent.

Both the existing mill and the site for the proposed extensions are susceptible to flooding from the Shoalhaven River. In the last major floor of March 1978, the mill was inundated with extensive damage to machinery and equipment. It is understood however, that the costs involved in relocation of the mill are exorbitantly high so that the risks of inundation due to flooding and the resulting costs (both in lost production and damage to equipment) are accepted by the Milling Company.

This report addresses only hydraulic engineering aspects of flooding at the subject site. Council zoning or State Government planning policies are not dealt with here-in. No work has been done on the economic analysis of flood damage assessment.

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Title Shoalhaven Milling Company - Flood Study For Proposed Mill Extensions
Publication Date 1 December 1989
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Shoalhaven City Council
Author/ Prepared by BHP Engineering Pty Ltd
Publish date 30 June 2020
Update date 30 June 2020
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 30 June 2020
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 30 June 2020
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 81193d8d-0e38-4efb-b3e5-f61ea695c63e