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Projects making the case for research and innovation

For 130 years, Melbourne Water – and our predecessor the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works – has been innovative and future focused.

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Our fundamental work and core values are to ensure we provide Greater Melbourne with a secure water supply, healthy waterways, a reliable sewerage system and drainage network.

Research and innovation is fundamental to this and to our vision of `Enhancing Life and Liveability’ as we work to continuously improve the services we deliver to the community.

We are an industry leader through our commitment to excellence in research and innovation. For the past two years we’ve been named among the top five companies in the influential AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies list in the Government, Education and Not-for-profit category.

We’re delighted to announce our latest Research and Innovation at Melbourne Water booklet is now published and highlights 31 of our research projects that demonstrate technological innovation and excellence.

This excellent snapshot details the quality and significant output of Melbourne Water’s research and innovation efforts.

Download a copy of the booklet, take a detailed look at the case studies featured – and also get an insight into our future research themes.