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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View from the fire's frontline

Not only does Digby Richardson work as part of our Waterways and Land team, he's also a member of the Melbourne Water firecrew recently deployed to help battle the East Gippsland blazes. Read his account of that experience.

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8000 up - and still counting!

Only a select group of people have recorded more than 8000 of the world's bird species. One of those lives in Melbourne and can often be found at the Western Treatment Plant.

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