06 March 2019
Stormwater Victoria in partnership with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) recently held sessions in Melbourne and Bendigo to provide insight to the Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2016 (ARR2016) changes and their implementation.
ARR is a national guideline document, data and software suite that can be used for the estimation of design flood characteristics in Australia. It is an important component in the provision of reliable and robust estimates of flood risk. Consistent use of ARR ensures that development does not occur in high risk areas and that infrastructure is appropriately designed.
The sessions ran as a combination of presentations and an open forum to discuss the major shift in the industry practices for hydrology that ARR2016 represents, covering: