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.

Prices and charges

Yarra River, City of Melbourne

Discover how we plan and cost projects, and prepare budgets to help determine the prices we need to charge customers.

View these prices, or learn about the Waterways and Drainage Charge and how it funds a range of programs to protect and improve the health of our rivers and creeks, regional drainage services, flood protection and flood warning systems.


Bulk water

Bulk sewerage

Bulk recycled water

Waterways and drainage charge

Waterway diversion and stormwater harvesting

Construction, works and connections

Flood level information

Hydrologic data


Last updated:
2 December 2020