As a result of the recent high rainfalls and subsequent flooding Melbourne Water is working with emergency services and other relevant agencies to review the impacts to our waterways and assets. 

For flood or storm emergency assistance, contact the VIC SES on 132 500 and for life threatening emergencies call 000. 

You can access current emergency information by calling the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 or sign up to receive regular updates regarding flooding via the emergency.vic.gov.au website and app.


Hosted and funded by Melbourne Water, Clearwater is a capacity building program that works with the water industry to transform the way we manage water – using integrated water management (IWM) for healthy, connected communities.

Clearwater supports water professionals, organisations and the sector to take a whole-of-water approach by improving skills, increasing knowledge and facilitating networking across Victoria.

Clearwater is an important bridging organisation, sharing research and helping understand the needs of councils.
- Rob Catchlove, Wave Consulting

Who we work with

Clearwater works with a range of stakeholders including:

  • local government
  • state government
  • research
  • academia
  • water retailers
  • housing developers
  • consultants.

Our program

Developing people

Classroom style workshops, seminars and educational bus tours showcasing projects, giving people time and space to develop their understanding and knowledge.

Connecting organisations

Custom workshops bringing organisations and sectors together with leading experts, sharing the latest research and encouraging best practice.

Fostering networks

Regular events and direct referrals, bringing water professionals together share knowledge, generate ideas and collectively build a strong, connected water industry.

More information

For more information visit the Clearwater website, or call 9679 7711.

Last updated:
7 September 2021