Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

Consultation has concluded

The City is developing a long term strategy for managing flooding within the local government area. The draft Floodplain Risk Management Study sets out a number of options for reducing the impact of flooding on residents in Glebe, Newtown, Chippendale, Darlington, Annandale, Forest Lodge and Camperdown.

Stay tuned for opportunities for you to have your say on this important project.



The City is developing a long term strategy for managing flooding within the local government area. The draft Floodplain Risk Management Study sets out a number of options for reducing the impact of flooding on residents in Glebe, Newtown, Chippendale, Darlington, Annandale, Forest Lodge and Camperdown.

Stay tuned for opportunities for you to have your say on this important project.



Consultation has concluded
  • Comment on the Blackwattle Bay and Johnstons Creek Studies and Plans

    over 2 years ago


    The City of Sydney’s draft Blackwattle Bay and Johnstons Creek Catchment Areas Flood Studies, Floodplain Risk Management Studies and Plans aim to manage natural flooding more consistently, while balancing the needs of residents, businesses and visitors.

    We invite you to view and comment on these plans at the Glebe Good Neighbourhood BBQ, Foley Park, Glebe, Sunday 26 October, 11am-2pm, Cnr Glebe Point and Pyrmont Bridge Roads

    The plans can be viewed here.

    The plans recommend mitigation works, development controls and emergency management measures to manage flooding within the Blackwattle Bay and Johnstons Creek catchments. The Blackwattle Bay catchment area includes the... Continue reading


    The City of Sydney’s draft Blackwattle Bay and Johnstons Creek Catchment Areas Flood Studies, Floodplain Risk Management Studies and Plans aim to manage natural flooding more consistently, while balancing the needs of residents, businesses and visitors.

    We invite you to view and comment on these plans at the Glebe Good Neighbourhood BBQ, Foley Park, Glebe, Sunday 26 October, 11am-2pm, Cnr Glebe Point and Pyrmont Bridge Roads

    The plans can be viewed here.

    The plans recommend mitigation works, development controls and emergency management measures to manage flooding within the Blackwattle Bay and Johnstons Creek catchments. The Blackwattle Bay catchment area includes the suburbs of Glebe and Chippendale, and parts of Ultimo, Darlington, Camperdown, Redfern and Surry Hills. The Johnstons Creek catchment area includes the suburbs of Annandale, Camperdown, Forest Lodge, Glebe and Newtown.

  • Help us manage flooding in your neighbourhood

    about 3 years ago
    Flood

    We are working on plans to manage flooding in the Johnstons Creek and Blackwattle Bay catchment areas. These catchments include Glebe, Newtown, Chippendale, Darlington, Annandale, Forest Lodge, Camperdown, Ultimo and Redfern.

    We are considering a number of options for managing flooding and preventing flood damage to homes. We are seeking feedback on these options now.

    We invite you to view the Blackwattle Bay plan and the Johnstons Creek plan and provide your comments through this feedback form by 1 May 2014.

    Next Stages

    Your feedback will be used, alongside technical considerations, to create the draft Floodplain Risk Management Plans. We will exhibit these draft Plans for you to comment on later this year.

    You will also be able to provide feedback as each individual project moves into detailed design.

    For more information please contact the City's Senior Engineer – Water Assets, Shah Alam on 9265 9333 or at salam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au


    We are working on plans to manage flooding in the Johnstons Creek and Blackwattle Bay catchment areas. These catchments include Glebe, Newtown, Chippendale, Darlington, Annandale, Forest Lodge, Camperdown, Ultimo and Redfern.

    We are considering a number of options for managing flooding and preventing flood damage to homes. We are seeking feedback on these options now.

    We invite you to view the Blackwattle Bay plan and the Johnstons Creek plan and provide your comments through this feedback form by 1 May 2014.

    Next Stages

    Your feedback will be used, alongside technical considerations, to create the draft Floodplain Risk Management Plans. We will exhibit these draft Plans for you to comment on later this year.

    You will also be able to provide feedback as each individual project moves into detailed design.

    For more information please contact the City's Senior Engineer – Water Assets, Shah Alam on 9265 9333 or at salam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au