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Alice Springs Flood Investigation and Floodplian Mapping Study

Details:

Title

Alice Springs Flood Investigation and Floodplian Mapping Study

Creator

WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd; Northern Territory. Department of Lands, Planning & the Environment

Editor

Roads, Greg

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; EXTA1463

Date

2015-10-12

Location

Alice Springs

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; WRM Water & Environment (WRM) was commissioned by the Department of Lands & Planning (DLP) to undertake a flood study of the Todd River in the Alice Springs area. The aim of the study is to develop a 2 dimensional flood model, which allows flood flow in a complex flood plain to be modelled, to determine the extent and severity of riverine flooding in the town of Alice Springs and the Alice Springs rural area south of Heavitree Gap. The purpose of the study is to produce floodplain maps of the Alice Springs and its rural area for land use planning and counter – disaster purposes. This study is an extension of the Alice Springs Farms Area Floodplain Mapping Study (WRM, 2006), undertaken by WRM on behalf of the Department of Planning & Infrastructure in 2006 in order to develop detailed Todd River floodplain maps for the rural area south of Alice Springs.

Table of contents

1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. CATCHMENT DESCRIPTION -- 3. AVAILABLE DATA -- 4. CALIBRATION AND AND VERIFICATION EVENTS -- 5. HYDROLOGIC MODEL CALIBRATION AND VERIFICATION -- 6. HYDRAULIC MODEL DEVELOPMENTLOPMENT -- 7. HYDRAULIC MODEL CALIBRATION -- 8. FLOOD FREQUENCY ANALYSIS -- 9. DESIGN EVENT HYDROLOY -- 10. DESIGN FLOOD LEVELS AND EXTENTS -- 11. CONCLUSION -- 12. REFERENCES

Language

English

Subject

Flood control -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs; Flood damage prevention -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs; Floodplain management -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs; Alice Springs Flood Investigation; Floodplain Mapping

Publisher name

WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd

Place of publication

Darwin (N.T.)

Series

EXTA1463

Format

vii, 95 pages : colour maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/259732

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/494349

Page content

REPORT TITLE: Alice Springs Flood Investigation and Floodplain Mapping Study CLIENT: Northern Territory Government Department of Lands, Planning & the Environment REPORT NUMBER: 0269-02-C1 Revision Number Report Date Report Author Reviewer 0 9 October 2015 RAC GKR 1 12 October 2015 RAC GKR For and on behalf of WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd Greg Roads Director Northern Territory of Australia The Northern Territory of Australia does not warrant that the product or any part of it is correct or complete and will not be liable for any loss damage or injury suffered by any person as a result of its inaccuracy or incompleteness. COPYRIGHT: The concepts and information contained in this document are the property of WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd. Use or copying of this document in whole or in part without the written permission of WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd constitutes an infringement of copyright. LIMITATION: This report has been prepared on behalf of and for the exclusive use of WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltds Client, and is subject to and issued in connection with the provisions of the agreement between WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd and its Client. WRM Water & Environment Pty Ltd accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever for or in respect of any use of or reliance upon this report by any third party.


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