Western Treatment Plant: An unlikely treasure right on your doorstep
Meet Diane, a Werribee local, and find out why she thinks the Western Treatment Plant is like our own little Kakadu, west of Melbourne.
Narrator – N1 (Diane Rampertshammer)
[Footage of a conservation pond at the Western Treatment Plant with nesting trees for birds and the You Yangs mountain range in the distance]
N1: The plants lagoons, grasslands, and waterways make a perfect habitat for the variety of birds that are there.
[on-screen text: Diane Rampertshammer. Werribee Local.]
[Footage of Diane Rampertshammer sitting in her living room with chair and piano in the background]
N1: Birdwatching enthusiasts from all over the world come to the Western Treatment Plant.
[Footage of Black Swan and cygnets cleaning themselves in a conversation pond at the Western Treatment Plant]
N1: It’s our little Kakadu, right here west of Melbourne.
[Footage of birds flying low over a conversation ponds at the Western Treatment Plant, some of them coming into land on nesting trees and boxes]
N1: This internationally renowned haven for birds is in my local area, and that’s something I’m really proud of.
[Aerial footage of the Western Treatment Plant treatment and conservation lagoons]
[on screen text Melbourne Water logo www.melbournewater.com.au]