Using our website

This website has been designed to make it easier for you to find information about flooding in your area. Explore the site to learn more about flooding in the local area and how it might affect you. There are resources to help you prepare and recover from flooding, information about the recent changes to some of the stream gauges, links to past flood investigations and some myth-busting answers to a few of the frequently asked questions about flooding.

For current rainfall and river heights in the Richmond catchment, click here.

An interactive mapping page that brings together a range of flood mapping and real-time data, so you can get a better understanding

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Weather Warnings

    Flood Warning Casino

    Flood Warning Casino

    Flood Danger

    Flood danger alert

    Severe Flood Warning

    Severe warning

    Flood Level Warning

    Flood Level Warning for the Lismore Region

    Information from the NSW SES about how YOU can create your own Home Emergency Kit.

    Past Floods Gallery

    The Richmond Valley has a long history of flooding, with a number of minor floods in recent years, and significant floods in 1954 and 1974. Photos of past flooding helps to remind us that serious flooding has occurred before, and will happen again.

    Historical photos of past floods were kindly donated by the Richmond Historical Society and the Casino and District Historical Society.


    What's Happening in the Richmond?

    Past News

    Richmond Floodplain News: Issue 18, August 2015


    Richmond Floodplain News: Issue 17, October 2014

    About 30 delegates and speakers attend the inaugural NOROC natural- resource management forum, at Invercauld House, in Lismore.


    Richmond Floodplain News: Issue 16, May 2014

    High-priority restoration work requires extra funds from Richmond River County Council / Excavation completes South Lismore floodway / Richmond River catchment eco-health is being monitored in year-long study