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  • $30 000 Grant for Floodplain Management

    Posted on 2 November, 2016

    Member for Camden, Chris Patterson has announced Liverpool City Council has received a $30,000 NSW Government Floodplain Management grant to help introduce measures to prepare the Liverpool Local Government Area for flooding.

     

    Chris said the grant was part of $4.59 million in grants to 43 successful projects under the NSW Government Floodplain Management Program.

     

    “This grant will help the Council address flood risks and assist the community prepare for possible flooding,” Chris said.

     

    The Council received the funding grant to study the Liverpool Overland Flow Path for Rural Catchment Areas.

     

    Environment Minister Mark Speakman said the grant program aimed to reduce the impacts of flooding and flood liability.

     

    “This funding for councils is another way the NSW Government is able to support communities to prepare for extreme weather events well in advance of them occurring,” Mr Speakman said.

     

    “This funding is specifically for projects that assess the risks and reduce the impacts of flooding in NSW.”

     

    For more information visit: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/coasts/Floodgrants.htm