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Join the WTP online community hub and be the first to:

  • find out about the latest projects, news and events through regular email updates
  • participate in interactive online activities
  • have the chance to share your thoughts on the future of the site.


To join, all you need to do is click the FOLLOW button at the top of the page and register!

Why is the WTP so special?

Meet Alanna, Manager of the WTP, and learn why she think it's a bit different to most sewage treatment plants.

Get to know the WTP

Click the arrows below for a snapshot or for a detailed overview download the WTP brochure.


Visiting the WTP

  • Virtual tour

    Go behind the scenes of the Western Treatment Plant with our virtual tour! From century-old paddocks to bubbling treatment ponds, important heritage sites to beautiful protected wetlands... explore the stories, videos and panoramas that bring the Western Treatment Plant to life!

    Start the tour 
  • Birdwatching

    Listed as a wetland of international significance, the WTP is a haven for birds and birdwatchers alike.

    Find out how you can apply for access to birdwatch and sign up to receive the latest WTP birdwatching news.

    Learn more at the Birdwatching at WTP page 
  • In-person tours

    As we get back on our feet, after the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope to be able to start running regular community tours and events again.

    Follow the page to be the first to know when bookings open for community tours and events.

    Follow this page 

Melbourne Water respectfully acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and custodians of the land and water on which all Australians rely. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri, Bunurong and Wadawurrung, their Elders past, present and future, as Traditional Owners and the custodians of the land and water on which we rely and operate.