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.

SES 
Life threatening emergencyCall 000
SES Flood Storm EmergencyCall 132 500
SES Homepagehttp://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/ses/
Bureau of Meteorology 
Current warningshttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/
All forecastshttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/index.shtml
Brisbane Forecasthttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/brisbane.shtml
River and Rainfall Observationshttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/
Mackay to Maryborough River Conditionshttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/widebay.shtml
Maryborough to Gold Coast River Conditionshttp://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/seast.shtml
Brisbane City Council 
Brisbane River Flood Maps
January 2013 event
http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community/community-safety/disasters-and-emergencies/types-of-disasters/flooding/responding-to-a-flood-threat/brisbane-river-flood-maps-4000m3s/index.htm
Suburb by suburb breakdown (down to individual properties)http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community/community-safety/disasters-and-emergencies/BRFFS/index.htm
Emergency Managementhttp://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community/community-safety/disasters-and-emergencies/index.htm
Bundaberg Regional Council 
Newshttp://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/news
Disaster Hubhttp://www.bundaberg.disasterhub.com.au/
Queensland Reconstruction Authority 
Home pagehttp://www.qldreconstruction.org.au/
Volunteering Queensland 
Home pagehttp://www.volunteeringqld.org.au/web/
Energex 
Unplanned power outageshttp://www.energex.com.au/residential-and-business/power-outages/unplanned-power-outages
Red Cross 
2013 flood appealhttp://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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