Flood information for the Whittlesea City Council, encompassing local flood guides and a Municipal Flood Emergency Plan.

Map showing boundaries of the Whittlesea City CouncilSES has developed Local Flood Guides to explain local flood risks for communities at risk. This includes advice for communities on how to prepare and respond to flood events and who to contact in the event of a flood.

SES has also developed Municipal Flood Emergency Plans to prepare, respond to and recover from flood events within Municipality.

Flood history

Whittlesea City Council has a history of flooding including a significant flood event in 1974 which impacted the township of Whittlesea and vast extents of rural areas resulting in damage and isolation.

Locations at risk of flooding include Whittlesea, Yan Yean, Mernda, Epping, Mill Park, Lalor, Thomastown and Bundoora.

The lead time to respond to a flood event may be limited. All households and businesses at risk of flooding should develop an emergency plan and beware of their flood risk.

Households and business should refer to their Local Flood Guide or Whittlesea City Council Flood Emergency Plan for more information.

Local Flood Guides

Municipal Flood Emergency Plan

Units

Your local SES unit is:

  • Whittlesea Unit: 79 Schotters Road, Mernda Victoria 3754

More information

Contact the Melbourne Metropolitan (Central) Region Headquarters.

For information on flood warnings, see the SES Warnings page.

Visit the Whittlesea City Council website.