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.



Greening the Pipeline

  • Williams Landing
  • Brooklyn
  • Hoppers Crossing

The Greening the Pipeline initiative aims to transform the heritage-listed Main Outfall Sewer reserve along the Federation Trail bike path, into a parkland to service a growing population in Melbourne's west.

Grow West

  • Bacchus Marsh
  • Ballan

Grow West is a long-term, collaborative environmental program working to rejuvenate degrade landscapes in the Upper Werribee Catchment and create vegetation connections between the YouYangs Regional Park, Brisbane Ranges National Park, Werribee Gorge State Park and Lerderderg State Park.

Growing Carbon


Growing Carbon is a three-year pilot project exploring the potential for local revegetation projects to generate carbon offsets that also provide environmental and social benefits.

Hawthorn Sewer Upgrade

  • Hawthorn
Shape Copy 2 Completed

We have completed stage one of the Hawthorn Main Sewer Upgrade, relining 1.7 kilometres of the existing sewer and upgrading manholes along Denham Street, Hawthorn and Murphy Street, Richmond.