Murrumbidgee Region
Murrumbidgee Region

The Murrumbidgee Region is centred around the Murrumbidgee River catchment area.  It extends from Hay and Maude in the west to include Tumut in the east.  It includes Hillston and Temora in the north and The Rock and Coleambally in the south.  It does not include the ACT.

Events and Activities

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

Leeton Show
Friday 13/10/2017 3:00 pm


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Local rivers

  • Lachlan
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Tumut

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Recent Floods and Storms

February/March 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Carrathool
  • Coolamon
  • Cootamundra
  • Griffith
  • Gundagai
  • Hay
  • Junee
  • Leeton
  • Lockhart
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Narrandera
  • Temora
  • Tumut
  • Wagga Wagga

From 4 February 2011

Locations affected by Storms and Floods

  • Cootamundra
  • Hay
  • Junee
  • Lockhart
  • Wagga Wagga

From 29 November 2010

Locations affected by Floods

  • Coolamon
  • Cootamundra
  • Gundagai
  • Hay
  • Junee
  • Leeton
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Narrandera
  • Tumut
  • Wagga Wagga

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Record floods

September
1974
Gauge: Carrathool
Peak Height: 8.69m
River: Murrumbidgee River
September
1974
Gauge: Darlington Point
Peak Height: 7.70m
River: Murrumbidgee River
July
1853
Gauge: Gundagai
Peak Height: 12.60m
River: Murrumbidgee River
September
1974
Gauge: Hay (town)
Peak Height: 9.02m
River: Murrumbidgee River
August
1990
Gauge: Hillston Weir
Peak Height: 3.27m
River: Lachlan River
September
1974
Gauge: Narrandera
Peak Height: 9.00m
River: Murrumbidgee River
January
1844
Gauge: Wagga Wagga
Peak Height: 10.97m
River: Murrumbidgee River