Floodplain Risk Management | WMS Engineering
Aerial view of Elliott Heads

Floodplain Risk Management

WMS is a national leader in Floodplain Management, and we have delivered flood risk and floodplain management studies across Australia.

WMS is a national leader in Floodplain Risk Management, and we have delivered flood risk and floodplain management studies throughout the eastern states. We use cutting-edge modelling and best practice methodologies to deliver innovative floodplain management studies and solutions to our clients in this space. We work across the private and public sectors and have developed a reputation for being approachable, flexible and placing emphasis on solving our clients’ floodplain management challenges.

Aerial view of Elliott Heads
Aerial view of Elliott Heads

Our capabilities include:

  • Flood mapping and flood risk investigations
  • Flood risk management studies and plans
  • Flood mitigation modelling and design
  • Development of flood-related planning overlays
  • Support with planning scheme amendments
  • Support with flood-related planning approvals
  • Community consultation and stakeholder engagement
  • Peer review and expert witness services

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NSW DPIE engaged WMS to update the Murray LWMP salinity modelling framework using contemporary platforms
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A wonderful collaboration between government bodies, experts and the community that delivered effective solutions to mitigate future flood events.
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Gladstone Regional Council commissioned WMS to update existing hydrologic and hydraulic models for Auckland Creek and undertake a new flood study of Auckland Creek.