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.



Port Phillip Community Shellfish Reef


Port Phillip Community Shellfish Reef is a three-year project working to restore functionally-extinct shellfish reef ecosystems in eastern Port Phillip Bay and increase knowledge and build capacity within the recreational fishing community.

Ramsar Protection Program

  • Western Port

The Ramsar Protection Program is a long-term, collaborative environmental program working to maintain or improve the ecological values of the Western Port and Port Phillip Bay western shoreline Ramsar wetlands sites.

Reel Big Fish – Western Port

  • Western Port

Reel Big Fish – Western Port is a three-year project that aims to improve and increase the extent of suitable habitat for recreational fish species in Western Port while also increasing knowledge and building capacity with the recreational fishing community.

Regional Agriculture and Landcare Facilitator 


Funded through Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, the Regional Agriculture and Landcare Facilitator (RALF) role supports farmers and agricultural industry groups in the Port Phillip and Western Port region. 

Reimagining Blind Creek - Lewis Park

  • Boronia
Shape Copy 3 Future

A large section of Blind Creek at the base of the Dandenong Ranges will soon spring back to life thanks to our Reimagining Your Creek program, which aims to restore Melbourne's creeks and waterways into accessible environmental spaces for all to enjoy.
The Reimagining Blind Creek at Lewis Park project is a partnership between Victorian Government, Melbourne Water, the City of Knox Council and the Wurundjeri Traditional Owners.