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