A lot goes on here at Melbourne Water.

Read the latest news about our water resource upgrade projects and the ongoing management of Melbourne’s major water supply, waterways, sewerage and drainage services.

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17 August, 2022
Reimagining Your Moonee Ponds Creek Stage 1 begins
On-ground works for the Reimagining Your Moonee Ponds Creek project officially begin next week with Stage 1 upgrading a section of the existing footpath along Brosnan Crescent side of the creek.
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15 August, 2022
Greening the Pipeline (Zone 9 Brooklyn) Master Plan now available
The Greening the Pipeline (Zone 9 Brooklyn) Master Plan has now been finalised and is available for public viewing.
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22 July, 2022
Tunnelling to begin soon for Maribyrnong sewer project
The MRM to North Western Sewer Connection Project is progressing well and tunnel boring will begin soon. The project team spoke with Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung about their connection to the local area.
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13 July, 2022
What water solutions does Sunbury prefer for the future?
In late 2021 the community shared their views future what management for the Sunbury local area. We have collated and analysed this feedback and a summary of the results in now available.
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16 June, 2022
A new online community hub and a win for the Orange-bellied Parrot
We have created a new WTP Online Community Hub and we're excited to share that the Orange-bellied Parrot temporary refuge is already seeing wonderful results.
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2 June, 2022
Keeping our Orange-bellied Parrots safe
Please read this important update on how we are taking one step further this winter to protect our Orange-bellied Parrots at the Western Treatment Plant.
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16 May, 2022
Phase One engagement now closed
Thank you for taking the time to share your ideas.
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11 May, 2022
Temporary closure of Maribyrnong River Trail
While we complete works on the north side of the Maribyrnong River as part of the MRM - North Western Sewer Connection Project, the Maribyrnong River Trail will be temporarily closed.
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5 May, 2022
Birdwatching Update May 2022
The latest birdwatching news from the Western Treatment Plant.
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4 May, 2022
Community share their ideas for Yan Yean Reservoir
Over the past three weeks we've been hearing from the community on their ideas and aspirations for Yan Yean Reservoir. We have been blown away by the interest and enthusiasm.
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