Local community members are encouraged to provide feedback on the draft ‘Stony Creek Rehabilitation Plan’ to help restore, enhance and protect Stony Creek. It follows the West Footscray fire on 30 August 2018 which devastated a 5km section of the creek.
In an Australian first, real-time monitoring of an industrial stormwater catchment is being trialled by Melbourne Water to address industrial pollution flowing in to Dandenong Creek, the site of a high profile foam pollution event in November 2017.
Innovative upgrade to the Western Treatment Plant to benefit Melbourne’s water needs and environment
Construction is complete on an innovative nutrient removal plant which will significantly increase capacity at Melbourne Water’s Western Treatment Plant – where around half of Melbourne’s sewage is treated.
Melbourne Water’s Enhancing our Dandenong Creek project has won the National Program Innovation Award announced at OzWater’19.
Melbourne Water acknowledges the vast contribution made to Melbourne by Former Chair Raymond Marginson, AM, B Com, Dip Pub Admin, Hon LLD, who has died aged 95.
The Victorian Government has announced it will order 125 GL of water for the 2019/20 financial year from the Victorian Desalination Plant.
Melbourne Water’s latest Storage statistics show the city and region’s storage levels dipped to 56.5% in February - the lowest they’ve been at this time of the year since 2011 when still recovering from the millennium drought.