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.

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​If you're planning a development project in greater Melbourne, use this map to find your drainage scheme.

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A drainage scheme - sometimes referred to as a ‘development scheme’ or ‘development services scheme’ - is simply a master plan for drainage in a specific catchment area. They guide the standards that you need to meet for flood protection, water quality and waterway health.

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