Our resources educate primary, secondary and tertiary students and the community. Our activities support the AusVELS curriculum in the areas of science and geography and the water and biodiversity modules in ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic.

We aim to foster better understanding of water use issues and drive behavioral change to foster healthy people, healthy places and a healthy environment.

Visitors to ‘Melbourne’s Water Story’ will journey through the city’s settlement and end with a look to the future. Explore events with videos, web-links and current data. The website also includes curriculum linked Teacher Resources with individual classroom activities, lesson plans and excursion kits for about waterway health, sewage treatment and stormwater management.

Our water story is your water story.

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Book a tour

We offer tours of our treatment plants and education centres to schools and community groups.

Teacher resources

Download resources on water-related subjects.

Register for Open Days

Register your interest for Open Days.

River Detectives

Register for River Detectives and help your students explore their local waterways. Applications now open.

Urban water cycle

Learn how water moves between the land, ocean, rivers and atmosphere, and how it gets to your tap.

Natural water cycle

Water is always cycling around, through and above the Earth. This is called the natural water cycle.
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