Flooding in South East Queensland

Flooding in South East Queensland

All the staff at Water Technology would like to extend our sympathies to those impacted by the extreme weather conditions that occurred over the Australia day long weekend.  Due to the large number of hits our website is receiving at present, the following list of useful links has been assembled.

Please note that Water Technology does not take any responsibility for content on these pages or pages that you may be subsequently directed to.

Life threatening emergency Call 000
SES Flood Storm Emergency Call 132 500
SES Homepage http://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/ses/
Bureau of Meteorology 
Current warnings http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/
All forecasts http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/index.shtml
Brisbane Forecast http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/brisbane.shtml
River and Rainfall Observations http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/
Mackay to Maryborough River Conditions http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/widebay.shtml
Maryborough to Gold Coast River Conditions http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/seast.shtml
Brisbane City Council 
Brisbane River Flood Maps
January 2013 event
Suburb by suburb breakdown (down to individual properties) http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community/community-safety/disasters-and-emergencies/BRFFS/index.htm
Emergency Management http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community/community-safety/disasters-and-emergencies/index.htm
Bundaberg Regional Council 
News http://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/news
Disaster Hub http://www.bundaberg.disasterhub.com.au/
Queensland Reconstruction Authority 
Home page http://www.qldreconstruction.org.au/
Volunteering Queensland 
Home page http://www.volunteeringqld.org.au/web/
Unplanned power outages http://www.energex.com.au/residential-and-business/power-outages/unplanned-power-outages
Red Cross 
2013 flood appeal http://www.redcross.org.au/qld-floods-2013.aspx

About The Author

Warwick Bishop
Warwick is a Director of Water Technology and has over 20 years of experience in surface water management. He has led a wide variety of projects covering areas such as flood risk management, water quality, sediment transport, coastal hazard, WSUD and environmental flows. Warwick has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Engineering Science Degree from Monash University, investigating the detailed hydraulics of stormwater treatment wetlands. Warwick has experience throughout Australia in both rural and urban contexts. Since 2011 he has provided specialist input to the Flood Intelligence Unit of SES during both catchment and coastal flood emergencies. He is actively involved in Engineers Australia and is the current chair of the Victorian Water Engineering Branch Committee. Warwick has also contributed to the revision of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, with a particular focus on the application of flood models in urban areas.

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