Flash Flood Warning System options on public exhibition

Published on 27 October 2023


Residents within the Burrill Lake, Lake Conjola and Tabourie Lake catchments are invited to have their say on the draft Shoalhaven Flash Flood Warning System Options report.

The report outlines recommendations for a flash flood warning system that would predict lake levels in a flood event, provide early warning, and assist with flood response and pre-flood entrance management procedures for these lakes.

“Understanding community needs is a key aspect of the successful implementation of a flash flood warning system,” said Mayor Amanda Findley.

“Living in a coastal region, we live with the reality of flooding and any measures we can take for early warning would ultimately improve the community’s resilience to flood events,” Cr Findley said.

The Online Survey is open from Monday 30 October to Sunday 26 November.

Local communities are invited to attend a drop-in session to talk to Council staff, local SES volunteers and consultants working on this project.

Burrill Lake Community Hall - 3pm to 6.30pm, Tuesday 14 November

Lake Conjola Community Centre - 3pm to 6.30pm, Wednesday 15 November

Community feedback on the draft recommendations for a flash flood warning system will be used to complete the scoping study.

For more information, and to view the draft options report and videos summarising the study and potential flood warning system options, please visit the ICOLL Catchments Flash Flood Warning System Scoping Study Get Involved web page.

The Scoping Study is fully funded by the Australian Government through the National Recovery and Resilience Agency’s Preparing Australian Communities Program – Local Stream.