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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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