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Flood Hazard Advice

Flood Hazard Advice

Updated 8 September 2021 8:56am

A GWRC employee stands knee-deep in a river, holding up a large map of the river and surrounding area.Flood Protection have produced general flood hazard maps for a number of rivers and schemes in the region, in addition to these we hold flood hazard information relating to other major rivers and streams. 

 We have launched a flood hazard mapping tool which allows you easier access to our flood hazard information. It is designed as a quick reference tool for property developers, property purchasers, etc to view the potential for flooding in a particular area. Information in this tool does not replace a LIM report:  


If you would like more detailed information about flood hazards affecting a particular property or area near you please contact our advice and investigations team.

If you have concerns about a blockage in a river or stream or other maintenance issues please contact our operations team at the closest depot. 

Visit Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) website for information on hazards in the region and what you can do to prepare.

 Read more about flood hazards and residential property insurance.