australia 3d waterWe’ve recently expanded the range of design rainfall estimates to assist water infrastructure design around Australia. This means users can now go to a single web page to access design rainfalls for probabilities ranging from 12 exceedances per year to a 1-in-2000 chance of being exceeded annually, for any location in Australia. Very frequent design rainfalls have not previously been available. These estimates extend the range of the design rainfalls to cover water-sensitive urban design purposes. The rare design rainfalls replace the existing CRC-FORGE estimates and provide estimates derived using a consistent database and method across Australia. Rare design rainfalls are used in the design of bridges and are also an integral part of the spillway adequacy assessment of existing dams. Read More