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Stormwater and flood management

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Stormwater and flood management

For emergency help in floods and storms call the NSW SES on 132 500

Council has the primary responsibility for managing urban stormwater within its boundaries. This section of the website provides information for residents and developers on stormwater management in the former Marrickville local government area.

Further information on Council's subcatchment planning process and water sensitive urban design can be found here.

  • Stormwater on your property
    Stormwater management on private property is the responsibility of the owner. Find out more about your rights and responsibilities for managing stormwater on your property here.
  • Stormwater for builders and developers
    Builders and developers must consider stormwater as part of every development. Find out more about Council’s development requirements relating to stormwater here.
  • Council's stormwater system
    Council manages over 65km of stormwater pipes and over 5,500 stormwater pits. Find out more about Council's stormwater system here.
  • Flood management in Marrickville
    Information about the nature of flooding in Marrickville and the flood planning process.