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Preparing for mass migration at Western Treatment Plant

Each year thousands of migratory birds from as far as Siberia, Japan and Alaska make their way to the 10,500 hectare havern that is Melbourne Water's Western Treatment Plant to escape the northern hemisphere winter and enjoy the wetland habitats on offer.

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Tracking litter from our ‘burbs to the bay

To discover how precisely rubbish makes its way from these suburban streets through stormwater drains and onto our popular beaches, Melbourne Water has partnered with RMIT University to carry out a ground-breaking project.

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Making safety part of our DNA

Melbourne Water features on the cover of this month's 'Business Chief ANZ' magazine with the article 'A responsible approach to water services'.

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Melbourne Water workers standing on grassy site

Spring-cleaning the Yarra: Yarra River Blitz 5

Melbourne Water proudly supports the Yarra River Blitz, which took place on Sunday 25 August. Read and watch our coverage of this important event for Melbourne, including our Instagram wrap of the day. #litteraction #yarrariverblitz

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Kayaks on the Yarra for August's Yarra River Blitz

Celebrating the Year of Indigenous Languages

Melbourne Water is hosting a public Aboriginal art exhibition, Yaluk Biik Baan, meaning 'River Land Water' in Woi wurrung language to help celebrate the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

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Returning to Country, 2018, Mark, Wathaurung People The eels have been out to sea on the breeding migration and after many long months have finally returned to Country where, they are being greeted by the crayfish who have been waiting for their return.