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.



M55 Kilsyth to Croydon South water main renewal

  • Kilsyth
  • Croydon South

Melbourne Water is undertaking water main upgrade works in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. These upgrade works will ensure Melbourne Water can continue to supply our customers and the wider community with a safe and reliable water supply now and into the future.

Mount Evelyn Water Treatment Plant

  • Mount Evelyn
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Melbourne Water is planning the construction of a new water treatment plant at Mount Evelyn. The proposed new plant will increase the resilience of the nearby Silvan Reservoir Water Treatment Plant, which plays a vital role in providing Melbourne with safe drinking water.

Road maintenance in Yan Yean Reservoir

  • Yan Yean

Melbourne Water is committed to maintaining and improving Yan Yean Reservoir to protect our high quality water supply and enhance the natural amenity and liveability of the area. As part of this, we’ll soon be upgrading internal roads within the reservoir park.

Storm debris removal in Silvan Reservoir

  • Silvan

Melbourne Water is committed to providing the community with a safe and quality water supply. We will soon be commencing an operation in Silvan Reservoir catchment area to remove the large quantity of debris that remains inside following the June 2021 storms. This will reduce bushfire risk in the reservoir and in doing so, help protect our water supply.