The department is leading several flood mitigation initiatives to implement recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry.
Investigating alternative strategies for operating Wivenhoe and Somerset dams
Investigating alternative strategies for operating the North Pine Dam.
Preliminary investigation of various flood mitigation options, including potential new dam sites and increasing the size of Wivenhoe Dam.
The Guidance on the Assessment of Tangible Flood Damages (2002) helps quantify the direct costs of flood damages.