We’re rolling out the welcome mat to you at Melbourne’s largest sewage treatment plant! Step through a virtual doorway to explore breathtaking views of the Western Treatment Plant from your home or classroom, by using our augmented reality (AR) app.
Explore key sites
This app is a fun and interactive way of experiencing the Western Treatment Plant and seeing it with your own eyes!
Using the power of AR, tour stunning 360-degree views of each stage of the sewage treatment process, including:
- primary treatment
- secondary treatment
- tertiary treatment
Learn more about using the app by watching this video.
Download the app
The app is available for free on both Apple and Android devices.
For the full experience, use the app then continue on to our Western Treatment Plant Virtual Tour to access more features, including videos and fun facts about the sewage treatment process and the biodiversity and heritage values of this iconic site.
After exploring the app, teachers can extend their students’ learning by getting them to take the short Sewage Challenge quiz:
We’ve also developed the following resource for Year 7–8 geography students to use in conjunction with a visit to the Western Treatment Plant – whether online, or in person! Teachers should select the lessons most suitable for their students.
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