Whether you're planning, building or developing  or looking to view Melbourne Water projects and works  browse this section to find what you need. 


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View Melbourne Water projects and works

Want more information about the Melbourne Water projects and works that are happening near you? Check out our map or browse our list of major projects. 

Don't miss the key strategies designed to ensure the long-term health of Melbourne's water supply, sewerage and waterways, or reduce the impacts of flooding.


See what's happening near me

Browse projects and works

Influence projects in your community  

View key strategies and reports



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Are you building or renovating?

We can help with free advice on flooding, and locating assets and easements like pipes, drains and water mains. We can also review and provide consent for your plans. Read an overview of the steps to take when building or renovating, or browse these top pages:


Seek free pre-development advice

Get flooding information or advice

Check if water assets are near your property

Share the cost of fencing

Apply to build or develop

Check my application status


Read our building and renovating




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Are you a developer?

Take a look at these guides and resources for developers, handy also for local government employees. Learn how to make sure developments are safe from flooding and don't impact other properties or waterways. Browse our top sections, or view them at a glance.


Planning your development

Pre-development checks

Drainage schemes and contribution rates

Guidelines, drawings and checklists

Standards and specifications

Design and construction works

Stormwater management


View all developer resources

Apply to build or develop

Ready to apply for building and development works that need our approval or advice? Browse our applications to take the next step.