Flood mapping and information
Flood mapping and information for our community and industry professionals to make informed decisions for emergency preparedness and land use planning purposes.
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.
About flood mapping
In August 2021 council updated its flood mapping and information.
Flooding questions and factsheets
Find out more about council flood mapping and information with our frequently asked questions, fact sheets and more.
Preparing for a flood event
Before a flood event, flood mapping and information is used to help inform emergency preparedness planning.
Flood information relevant to building works
All construction and building works need to consider the flood hazard area where works will take place.
Land use planning: flood information relevant to development
Land use planning flood maps are an effective tool to mitigate and manage flood risks
Flood and drainage studies
Access raw data from various council projects, such as flood or drainage studies.
Requesting data from flood models
Learn more about extracting data from council's flood models.
Flooding and insurance
It is vital the community has access to updated flood mapping and information to determine any flood risk that may exist.