- How our sewerage system works
What happens when you flush the toilet? Find out how sewage is transported from your homes to our sewage treatment plants.
- Western Treatment Plant
The Western Treatment Plant in Werribee serves close to 1.6 million people in the central, northern and western suburbs. The plant is about 10,500 hectares in area and is a world leader in technical and environmental innovation.
- Eastern Treatment Plant
The Eastern Treatment Plant treats sewage from about 1.5 million people in Melbourne’s south-eastern and eastern suburbs.
- History of sewerage
We've come a long way from the days of the outhouse. Learn about significant milestones in the development of Melbourne’s sewerage system.