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Update on controlled discharge from ETP

Due to dry conditions over the weekend, we have now ceased discharge of treated wastewater into Taylors Drain, however the EPA advises avoiding contact with surrounding waterways, including Carrum and Seaford Beach, for the time being.

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Controlled discharges from ETP to continue

With Victoria’s current flooding emergency Melbourne Water is advising residents in the southeast of Melbourne of a continued release of treated wastewater from the Eastern Treatment Plant.

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Update from Melbourne Water

Read the latest Melbourne Water news following the heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding in Melbourne, rural and regional Victoria.

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Melbourne Water Flooding Response

As a result of the recent high rainfalls and subsequent flooding Melbourne Water is working with emergency services and other relevant agencies to review the impacts to our waterways and assets. 

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