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From disused to vibrant... and still shining bright

Don't miss your opportunity to learn about the Greening the Pipeline initiative at Melbourne Design Week. This initiative transformed the heritage-listed Main Outfall Sewer pipeline reserve into parkland in Melbourne’s west.

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The sponge effect on Melbourne's water storages

Despite record rainfall in January, you may be wondering why Melbourne’s water storages did not see a large increase. Watch our video to find out how this is partially due to a phenomenon known as the ‘sponge effect'.

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Lending a hand to bushfire communities

There's been no shortage of volunteers assisting communities impacted by the devastating bushfires. Hannah Kelly, a member of our Water Supply team, lent her expertise to the team at East Gippsland Water. Read what work that involved.

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View from the fire's frontline

Not only does Digby Richardson work as part of our Waterways and Land team, he's also a member of the Melbourne Water firecrew recently deployed to help battle the East Gippsland blazes. Read his account of that experience.

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