The Eastern Treatment Plant at Bangholme was opened in 1975 to serve Melbourne's growing population. The plant sits on 1,100 hectares and treats about 330 million litres of sewage a day – about 40% of Melbourne’s total sewage.
Learn how raw sewage is treated at the Eastern Treatment Plant to produce recycled water.
The way we operate the Eastern Treatment Plant continues to improve, delivering significant benefits for the environment.
The Eastern Treatment Plant community liaison committee plays a vital role in the plant's management, monitoring its performance in relation to its EPA Victoria licence.