COVID-19: We’re continuing to deliver our services and working hard to ensure any changes are minimal. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Read more.

Why Melbourne’s water tastes great

We have some of the highest-quality drinking water in the world, making our water taste great; straight from the tap.

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Maroondah Reservoir


Know where drinking water comes from 

Find details about water catchments, including the difference between protected and unprotected catchments. 


Read about water catchments




Most downloaded

Looking for a key document, instruction or manual? Head to these pages for our most downloaded files:

Annual Report

Raingarden instruction sheets

Healthy Waterways Strategy

Water Quality Annual Report

Wetland design manual

Corporate Plan

Example of a flood level certificate



Stage 4 restrictions are in place for Melbourne

We are doing our part to assist in limiting the spread of COVID-19. This involves changing the way we work to deliver services uninterrupted to you. See how you can make a difference too. Find out about what stage 4 restrictions mean for you.


Go to the Victorian government 
coronavirus website