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.



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.

Sewer Manhole Cover Upgrade

  • Werribee

Melbourne Water will upgrade nine sewer manhole covers across the sewer network so we can continue to provide Melbournians with a safe and reliable sewerage service now and into the future.

Sewer manhole inspection works

  • Spotswood
Shape Copy 2 Completed

Melbourne Water contractors WOOD will be inspecting the condition of a sewer manhole and its internal fittings located near the corner of Cullen Street and Hudsons Road, Spotswood.

Shakespeare Grove main drain outlet renewal project

  • St Kilda
Shape Copy 2 Completed

Melbourne Water is replacing Shakespeare Grove main drain outlet to make it safe for the public and ensure it continues to reduce flood risk to surrounding suburbs for many more years to come.

Smart Farming for Western Port

  • Western Port

Smart Farming for Western Port is a five-year project being delivered by the Western Port Catchment Landcare Network (WPCLN), is increasing awareness and adoption of land management practices that improve and protect the condition of soil, biodiversity and vegetation by farmers in the Western Port catchment.