As part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to reach the 2050 emissions reduction target, Melbourne Water is planning to construct a solar farm in Christmas Hills.
We’re undertaking a ten-year program to completely eradicate Spartina, an introduced grass species, from Western Port by 2025.
We’re building a new mini-hydro electricity plant at our St Albans Reservoir site, which will harness a natural, sustainable and reliable source of energy to help decarbonise the Victorian electricity grid.
Melbourne Water and our partner agencies are committed to restoring and enhancing Stony Creek, following the West Footscray warehouse fire on 30 August 2018.
We’re planning to release environmental water into the Tarago and Bunyip rivers around late April to early May to support fish breeding.
We’re releasing environmental water into the Tarago and Bunyip rivers in February and March, to maintain water quality and animal habitat.
Upper Yarra Reservoir's dam wall will be upgraded to improve its efficiency and help us to provide an ongoing supply of world class drinking water to Melbourne and surrounds. The dam was built over 60 years ago, and now needs to be upgraded to meet current design standards.