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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.

Network Outlook 2021

Our water and sewerage networks are facing increasing challenges from population growth and climate change to droughts and floods. Making sure Melbourne’s world-class water and sewerage networks can cope with future demands is critical.

Melbourne Water and the water retail companies work together to ensure the network has capacity for whatever the future holds. Together, have developed a sophisticated, interactive tool, Network Outlook, to model how the system might perform in a variety of future population, climate, and water management scenarios, so we can find and fix any issues well before they emerge.

Network Outlook 2021

Network Outlook is helping us future-proof the network on which we all rely.

Explore Network Outlook

Last updated:
6 October 2022