Educational programs for all ages
The River Detectives sustainability program supports educators to explore their local rivers and creeks with students.
Did you know most litter dropped on city or suburban streets ends up in the water? Litter is an important issue impacting Melbourne’s waterways and bays.
For more than 20 years we've recorded platypus numbers every autumn and spring. Help build a better understanding of this elusive animal by reporting your own platypus sightings.
Waterbugs let us know how healthy our waterways are, and you can too, by joining the Waterbug Census and monitoring your local macroinvertebrates.
Drip Trip: the game
Flush carefully! Bust a move (or fatberg) through your neighbourhood's pipes, sewers, drains and waterways in our water game, Drip Trip.
Western Treatment Plant virtual tour
Our virtual tour lets you experience the Western Treatment Plant in all its glory, minus the smells! From our century-old paddocks to bubbling sewage treatment ponds, check out our 360-degree views.
Get involved in the Frog Census, a community frog monitoring program collecting data to help manage frog populations and raise awareness of waterway health issues.
Download the Litterati app
Find out how you can download the Litterati app on your phone, to gather data on litter in and around our waterways.
Waterbug identification guide and resources
Learn how to differentiate waterbugs with these handy resources, from guides to posters and data sheets.
Frog identification beginner's guide
Use this comprehensive guide to help you recognise different frog species in Victoria.
Natural and urban water cycle
Learn more about the natural water cycle and the urban water cycle. Take an interactive tour of the urban water cycle with our water warriors!
Tips for saving water
Use these tips to save water at home, and make every drop count - and keep your water use under Target 155.