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Flood event July/August 2008

Environment Waikato are now producing weekly situation reports providing an overview of rainfall and river levels across the region. In the event of further flooding, we will produce more regular and targeted situation reports.

Maps

The following maps can be viewed either as a webpage or downloaded as a pdf for printing purposes.

Lower Waikato River management area 

 

Waipa River management area 

Lake Waikare and Whangamarino wetland control gates

The control gates are managed to artificially control the lake levels. Follow the link below for a detailed map and explanation of the flood control gates.

Stopbanks

Follow this link for an explanation and diagram of a stopbank.

Photo gallery

View our photo gallery of some of the flooding around the Waikato region.

Useful links 

Follow the links below for more information:

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