Alert: Following the earthquake on 22 September, Melbourne Water has enacted our rapid response and inspection program for all of our critical assets – including dams - across our areas of operation. Follow our updates.

Be a citizen scientist

Our community programs help you learn more about your natural environment and local habitats, and help us better track the health of our waterways.

Litter action

Each year, tonnes of litter makes its way from waterways to bays and oceans. As well as being unsightly and affecting amenity, litter also has devastating impacts on wildlife.

Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek project

The Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek project aims to create a more appealing creek side environment, restore waterway health and activate open space and recreational opportunities along a section of the creek in Strathmore/Oak Park.


Platypus census

Greater Melbourne’s waterways provide habitat for plants and animals, and are critically important in sustaining much of our region’s native biodiversity. Platypus can be spotted in a few locations around Greater Melbourne.