Under the Water Act 1989, we are responsible for managing the taking of surface water from rivers, creeks and dams in the Yarra River, Lower Maribyrnong River and Western tributary catchments. This water is used for a variety of agricultural, industrial, commercial and domestic purposes.
Unregulated diversions water outlook for Melbourne 2016
We work closely with water users to develop sustainable plans that balance the needs of all users and the environment. We also monitor dam safety requirements.