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Extraordinary Meeting

An extaordinary meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020...

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Registration of Interest - Water

Council is calling for interested parties to register their interest in obtaining raw water or recycled water for agricultural/irrigation purposes...

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Disaster Revocery

Disaster Recovery

Council is hosting a bushfire recovery meeting on Tuesday, 28 January at 5:30pm in Nana Glen Community Hall...

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Latest News

Sod Turned

$10 Million to Kick-Start Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction of the Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park today after the Coalition Government delivered $10 million for the project...

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Australia Day Nominees 2020

Australia Day 2020

The winners of this year's Australia Day Awards will be revealed on Sunday, 26 Jan at the Botanic Garden at 9am. Meet the Nominees…

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Turtle warning

Nesting Turtles Plea for Care

Plea to public to avoid disturbing turtle nests and rare birds on local beaches by keeping dogs and vehicles away...

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Coffs Creek and Park Beach

Studies and Plans​

The Coffs Creek and Park Beach Flood Study for the Coffs Creek (and tributaries) catchment completed in 2018, updates older flood estimates using more accurate terrain data, an improved understanding of local rainfall patterns, and more sophisticated modelling techniques. It also considers the impact of the detention basins and other recent flood mitigation improvements.

Council has also used this information to review drainage strategies for the Park Beach area. Park Beach Management Options Assessment - May 2018 uses the new flood model to assess drainage modifications in the residential and commercial areas of the Park Beach area. The study assesses the reduction in flood damage costs for the various modifications and provides a benefit cost ratio for each option.

A Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for Coffs Creek catchment was completed in 2005, of which all recommended mitigation have now been investigated or completed.

Current Works and Projects

There are currently no works or projects in this catchment.

Past Work

As recommended in the 2005 Floodplain Risk Mangement Plan for Coffs Creek catchment, 4 detention basins have been built to reduce flood risk the last of which was completed in December 2018.