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ForeCast

A live mapping feed to predict flood inundation and the specific people, property, and critical infrastructure at risk of impact in advance of the flood peak.

Depth extent

Forecast inundation and depth

Rapid Results

Updated hourly, 

24/7, 365 days

GIS Integration

Integrates into existing GIS platform

High Resolution

Resolution as fine as 1 metre

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What ForeCast Offers

Be prepared.

ForeCast provides short-term flood extent and depth forecasts as an operational data feed that is updated in real-time as the flood event unfolds and is delivered direct to your geographic information system (GIS) environment.

 

This high resolution, hyper-localized data enables planning, preparation and informed decision making in the moments that matter.  Deploy mitigation strategies, notify those most at risk, and prioritize scarce resources.

Why Choose ForeCast

Plan your response ahead of time

Establish staging and operational locations in high risk areas

Pre-emptively deploy swiftwater rescue teams to vulnerable locations and citizens

Coordinate targeted and safe evacuations for communities

Communicate using a common operating picture

Ensure clear egress routes to avoid first responders from becoming trapped

Make people aware when essential services will be impacted and then restored

Send localized and personalized alerts to communities most at risk

Deploy critical resources to assets most at risk

Protect communities and assets with sandbags or rapid deployment dams

Deploy emergency response teams to assist the most vulnerable people and locations

Move emergency supplies and relief aid to staging areas to allow rapid response

ForeCast the impact, not just the flood height

With ForeCast, you can:

If you’d like more information about our features, get in touch today.
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QLD Premier Steven Miles

Case Study

Beaudesert Floods 2021

Background

In March 2021, a low-pressure system caused high intensity rainfall which resulted in major flooding in the Logan River. This put hundreds of residents, their homes, and businesses at risk of potential fooding. 

Problem

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) had received a major flood warning for river height between 8.30m and 14.76m. This uncertainty meant that QFES was unable to identify at-risk properties to plan evacuations. 

Solution

FloodMapp ForeCast was ingested directly into QFES' ArcGIS system, allowing for targeted evacuations and door knocking, hours before the flood hit.

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“What FloodMapp produced was really valuable and when matched with QFES mapping technology meant that disaster management agencies could immediately identify at risk properties. It also allowed us to print a list of properties and begin doorknocking in plenty of time to allow residents to prepare for the possible flood.”
Queensland Police

Senior Sergeant Mike House

Queensland Police Service

Discover how else FloodMapp can help

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FAQ

  • What is FloodMapp's point of difference?
    We offer a world-first model for scalable, real-time flood mapping. Our proprietary modelling software, DASH, delivers street level flood impact extents across whole states or countries. Where current flood warnings advise of the time and height of a predicted flood peak, our model will predict which specific properties or assets on a street will be impacted or show those that currently are or were previously impacted. FloodMapp’s products support all phases of the emergency management process, enabling situational awareness before, during and after a flood. We’re different because we understand that every flood is different and dynamic. We focus on modelling all phases of a flood event to answer the questions "Where is it going to flood, and what people, property and critical infrastructure will be impacted?”, "What is the extent of the flooding right now?" and "What was the maximum extent of the flood?" We bridge the gap in situational awareness by providing automatic updates of flood impact extent every hour, 24/7, as the flood event unfolds.
  • What locations do you provide coverage in?
    We have growing operational coverage in Australia and the United States, with new regions coming online each week. If you are interested in other areas of the world, please contact us to register your interest.
  • How accurate are your results?
    Our products are built for emergency managers and their peers, with a focus on modelling flood extents in real-time to provide round-the-clock situational awareness. We validate our models based on a variety of publicly and client-provided sources. A large-scale review showed FloodMapp models correctly identify up to 85% of inundated properties, when compared to state government damage assessment datasets. 

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