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$1m funding for flood management

MORE than $1 million in financial assistance has been provided for flood management projects in the Clarence and Richmond valleys under the NSW Floodplain Management Program and Floodplain Risk Management Grants Scheme.

Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said the grants were jointly funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments under the Natural Disaster Resilience Program.

Where's the money going?

Maclean Levee rehabilitation - $600,000

Grafton Levee Penstocks refurbishment - $120,000

Acquire Grafton Levee access easement - $15,000

Clarence Valley Floodplain Climate Change Assessment - $26,666

Glenreagh Flood Study - $13,333

Grafton and Maclean Flood Levee Overtopping study - $38,000

Drainage works for floodgated waterways - $60,000

Review Brushgrove flood mitigation measures - $10,000

Acquire Maclean Levee Easements - $30,000

Richmond River water quality monitoring and flood warning planning - $148,000




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