Melbourne is one of the greatest cities in the world.

As a leader in world class integrated water, sewerage, waterways and amenity management, we’re committed to making sure this city continues to thrive while adapting to climate change, urbanisation and population growth.

‘The services we provide every day are essential to the community, businesses and the environment. This makes us an important part of Melbourne’s future.’

Making Melbourne a great place to live

We’re a statutory authority owned by the Victorian Government. It is our role to manage and protect Melbourne’s major water resources on behalf of the community.  

It is an important role – one we take very seriously.

Our ‘enhancing life and liveability’ strategic vision and rigorous research and water data informs our services, guaranteeing the supply of affordable, high-quality water, reliable sewerage, healthy waterways, integrated drainage and flood management.

Research and water data

Our services

This strategy sets a clear direction for Melbourne Water, providing guidance, defining our purpose, and outlining key priorities and challenges,

Our Strategic Direction - transcript

Towards net zero carbon emissions

To help protect the environment and preserve Melbourne's liveability for future generations, Melbourne Water is addressing the challenge of climate change by reducing its greenhouse gas impacts.