Lachlan Region
Lachlan Region

The Lachlan Region is centred around the catchment area for the Lachlan River.  It includes Peak Hill in the north and Cowra, Grenfell and West Wyalong in the south.  It includes Cowra and Parkes in the east and Lake Cargelligo in the west.

Events and Activities

Visit these events to meet your local NSW SES members and learn about Flood, Storm and Tsunami Safety.

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Local rivers

  • Lachlan

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Recent Floods and Storms

February/March 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Bland Shire
  • Cowra
  • Forbes
  • Lachlan
  • Parkes
  • Upper Lachlan
  • Weddin

November 2011

Locations affected by Floods

  • Bland
  • Lachlan
  • Parkes

March 2011

Locations affected by Storms and Floods

  • Bland
  • Lachlan

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Record floods

June
1952
Gauge: Condobolin
Peak Height: 7.37m
River: Lachlan River
October
1950
Gauge: Cottons Weir
Peak Height: 7.49m
River: Lachlan River
January
1870
Gauge: Cowra
Peak Height: 15.93m
River: Lachlan River
June
1952
Gauge: Forbes Iron Bridge
Peak Height: 10.80m
River: Lachlan River
June
1952
Gauge: Jemalong Weir D/s
Peak Height: 8.89m
River: Lachlan River
September
1974
Gauge: Mulyandry
Peak Height: 11.63m
River: Lachlan River
September
1974
Gauge: Nanami
Peak Height: 13.02m
River: Lachlan River