Browns Creek flood pump update

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Based on current Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predictions, Lismore City Council does not anticipate the need to close the Browns Creek floodgate tonight.

Fire & Rescue NSW firefighters have packed up the high-trans pump designed to help with Browns Creek drainage, but it will remain on standby.

Should further river level rises be issued by the BOM, the floodgate will be closed and the pump deployed.

Some public streets including Keen and Molesworth Streets around Browns Creek will be closed if the pump becomes operational. Please follow all traffic control in the CBD area at all times.

Council continues to monitor the situation and liaise with the NSW SES Lismore City Unit around predicted river levels.

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