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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.

Guidelines

The following guidelines can be used to help with your proposed development.

 

General guidelines

General guidelines

 DELWP Guidelines for Development in Flood Affected Areas

 

Works guidelines

Works guidelines

 

Construction guidelines

Construction guidelines

 

Waterway design manual

Waterway design manual

Download specific sections:

 

Wetland design manual

Wetland design manual

 

Biofiltration system guidelines

 

WSUD guidelines

WSUD guidelines

Read more about the new WSUD audit guidelines and toolkit on the Music Auditor website.

 

Tool guidelines

Tool guidelines

 

Vegetation

Vegetation

 

Healthy Waterways Strategy stormwater targets guidance

Contact us

If you need any help, contact us:

Last updated:
13 July 2021