Upper Yarra Reservoir's dam wall will be upgraded to improve its efficiency and help us to provide an ongoing supply of world class drinking water to Melbourne and surrounds. The dam was built over 60 years ago, and now needs to be upgraded to meet current design standards.
We’re planning to release environmental water into the Werribee River in September or October, to improve habitat for animals including frogs and bugs.
We’re releasing environmental water into the Werribee River system in January and March, to improve water quality as well as habitat for plants and animals.
Melbourne Water is upgrading the Western Trunk Sewer, which runs from the Brooklyn Pumping Station to the Western Treatment Plant in Werribee. It is a vital part of our sewer network, which transfers 60 per cent of Melbourne’s sewage to the Western Treatment Plant.
We are undertaking a four year project to rehabilitate 12 kilometres of Woori Yallock Creek between Butterfields Reserve in Emerald and Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve in Macclesfield.