Draft revised Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

Consultation has concluded

The draft revised Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan is on public exhibition until 6 December, 2017.

Read the documents (located in the document library to the right) and use the form below to make a submission.

In addition to the online forms and information a series of community pop-in sessions will also be held during the public exhibition period. See dates right.

These sessions will include displays and information about the draft revised Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for community members to further understand the study, plan and recommendations being put forward for inclusion.

Pop-in session, Thursday 30 November, Council Meeting Room, 4pm -7pm

Residents can secure time with the project team ahead of the pop-in session. Bookings are being taken from between 2.30pm and 4pm on Thursday 30 November. To secure a 15-minute one-on-one session phone 1300 292 442 or email siregar.shaula@wagga.nsw.gov.au. Sessions are subject to availability.


The draft revised study and plan investigates potential mitigation options for flooding from the Murrumbidgee River in Wagga Wagga, and, makes recommendations on how the city should manage flood risks into the future.

The study area modelled for the draft revised study and plan stretches from 5km upstream of Oura to Malebo Gap downstream – a total river length of 63km.

Recommendations in the revised study and plan have been put forward by the Floodplain Risk Management Advisory Committee.

The committee is made up of voting members, including community members and Councillors, and non-voting members, including third-party organisations and Council staff.

The recommendations have been developed through advice, studies and analysis put forward by flood and water management specialists from WMA Water.


The draft revised Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan is on public exhibition until 6 December, 2017.

Read the documents (located in the document library to the right) and use the form below to make a submission.

In addition to the online forms and information a series of community pop-in sessions will also be held during the public exhibition period. See dates right.

These sessions will include displays and information about the draft revised Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for community members to further understand the study, plan and recommendations being put forward for inclusion.

Pop-in session, Thursday 30 November, Council Meeting Room, 4pm -7pm

Residents can secure time with the project team ahead of the pop-in session. Bookings are being taken from between 2.30pm and 4pm on Thursday 30 November. To secure a 15-minute one-on-one session phone 1300 292 442 or email siregar.shaula@wagga.nsw.gov.au. Sessions are subject to availability.


The draft revised study and plan investigates potential mitigation options for flooding from the Murrumbidgee River in Wagga Wagga, and, makes recommendations on how the city should manage flood risks into the future.

The study area modelled for the draft revised study and plan stretches from 5km upstream of Oura to Malebo Gap downstream – a total river length of 63km.

Recommendations in the revised study and plan have been put forward by the Floodplain Risk Management Advisory Committee.

The committee is made up of voting members, including community members and Councillors, and non-voting members, including third-party organisations and Council staff.

The recommendations have been developed through advice, studies and analysis put forward by flood and water management specialists from WMA Water.