Living with flooding is a natural part of life on the Sunshine Coast and across much of Queensland. We can’t prevent floods from happening, but we can take steps to reduce the impact of floods by understanding our flood risk.
In August 2021 council updated its flood mapping and information.
Find out more about council flood mapping and information with our frequently asked questions, fact sheets and more.
Before a flood event, flood mapping and information is used to help inform emergency preparedness planning.
All construction and building works need to consider the flood hazard area where works will take place.
Land use planning flood maps are an effective tool to mitigate and manage flood risks
Access raw data from various council projects, such as flood or drainage studies.
Learn more about extracting data from council's flood models.
It is vital the community has access to updated flood mapping and information to determine any flood risk that may exist.