Rivers and Creeks
- Our role
What we do as the regional drainage, waterway and floodplain manager for the Port Phillip and Westernport region, our areas of responsibility, who does what.
- Our programs and projects
We work with the community, councils and other organisations on a range of river health, water quality, monitoring and research programs.
- The rivers and creeks system
How our rivers and creeks work, what are wetlands, water for the environment, history of our rivers and creeks.
- Get involved
We can all make a difference to the health of our rivers and creeks. Find out how you can get involved... tips, programs and more…
- River health
How healthy are our rivers? Summary statistics, how we measure river condition and information on our Yarra, Werribee, Maribyrnong, Dandenong, Westernport and Mornington waterways.
- Waterway diverters
Current waterway diversion status, stream flow management, pricing structure, forms and guidelines, graphs of waterway flow rates, updates for diverters, and Drought Response Plan questions and answers.
- Rainfall and river level data
Hourly updated data from about 160 of our field monitoring devices that record rainfall and river and creek water level readings.
- Community rain readers
Some 330 volunteer private rain gauge operators collect rainfall data from their areas and submit it to Melbourne Water.