Cooyar and Yarraman Floodplain Risk Management Plans

Toowoomba Regional Council

Toowoomba, Queensland

Scope of Services

The project includes a flood study and the development of a floodplain risk management plan for the townships of Cooyar and Yarraman in the Toowoomba region. The key objectives of the project included:

  • Undertaking a detailed flood study including hydrologic/hydraulic model calibration and development of 1D/2D TUFLOW hydraulic models.
  • Establishing a detailed understanding of the existing flooding behaviour using the output from the flood study. This was used to identify, analyse, evaluate and manage flood risks.
  • Informing the community of the flood risks and obtain input to the development of suitable flood mitigation measures.
  • Developing a Plan that increases the community’s awareness and resilience to flood risks and identifies flood mitigation measures that serves to protect the community’s lives, property and wellbeing.