- To ensure the proposed development does not cause negative flood impacts to the neighbouring properties.- To protect residents in the development from flood risk and flood hazard.- To produce flood maps for strategic planning by local authorities.
What software we use for modelling flooding?
- TUFLOW , Two-dimensional Unsteady FLOW, is an advanced and well recognized software package for modeling 2D (two dimensional ) overland flow and 1D culvert/channel flow. It has capacity to reflect dynamic interaction between surface flow and piped flow. - HECRAS is well-known software for modelling flow for open channels, creeks, culverts. It is published by American Army Corps of Engineers.- QGIS is a powerful open-source GIS program for creating maps of flood hazard, flood level, flood depth, etc.