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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Is this the era of desal?

Listen to Melbourne Water Chair John Thwaites discuss why desalinated water is becoming an important part of our water supply system, courtesy of ABC Radio National.

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Community Park preserves history of Yan Yean reservoir

For many years Pipehead Reservoir was an integral part of the Yan Yean system that supplied water to Melbourne. The historical significance of that area has now been preserved for generations to come as part of a new community park.

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