To continue our important work of maintaining and improving our infrastructure and assets, Melbourne Water will be conducting corrosion protection works on the Patterson Lakes tidal gates. This work will involve re-coating the gates with an anti-corrosive paint.
Melbourne Water is currently investigating opportunities to improve platypus habitat in Monbulk Creek.
Melbourne Water has renewed the final two sections of the M40 water main, from our Preston reservoirs to Merri Creek. These sections are almost 100 years old and are at the end of their service life.
To improve the local amenity, natural habitat and safety for High Street road users and pedestrians, we are proposing to remove the stand of Monterey Cypress and Monterey Pines trees that are within the Preston Reservoir site.
Melbourne Water has been working with its project partners, community representatives and residents to reimagine a number of creeks across Melbourne.
We have recently completed upgrading a section of the century-old sewer along Beach Road, Sandringham, to keep this vital asset functioning well into the future.