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Risk of Flooding from Reservoirs

Reservoir flooding is extremely unlikely to happen.

The shading on the map shows the area that could be flooded if a large reservoir were to fail and release the water it holds. A large reservoir is one that holds over 25,000 cubic metres of water, equivalent to approximately 10 Olympic sized swimming pools. Since this is a worst case scenario, it’s unlikely that any actual flood would be this large.

Click on the shading to see details of reservoirs that could cause flooding in this area.

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