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.



Dung Beetle Nursery Network


Dung Beetle Nursery Network is a 12 month project establishing dung beetle nurseries across the region in order to speed up the distribution of new dung beetle species and address seasonal gaps in the distribution of established species.

Elster Creek Catchment Flood Management Plan

  • Bentleigh
  • Bentleigh East
  • Brighton East
  • Carnegie
  • Caulfield
  • Caulfield East
  • Caulfield South
  • Elsternwick
  • Gardenvale
  • Glen Huntly
  • Mckinnon
  • Murrumbeena
  • Ormond
  • Moorabbin
  • Highett
  • Elwood

We’re taking a holistic approach to reducing flood risk in Elster Creek Catchment, collaboratively implementing the Elster Creek Catchment Flood Management Plan 2019-24 with the cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston and Port Phillip.

Epping-Somerton water main connection works

  • Somerton

Melbourne Water is undertaking water main upgrade works in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. These upgrade works will ensure that additional water can be transferred between Silvan and Greenvale reservoirs to accommodate for the area’s future growth and ensure the community continues to be provided with a reliable and secure water supply.

Eumemmerring Creek Sewer Renewal Project

  • Dandenong South

Melbourne Water is committed to enhancing life and liveability in your area. To maintain our world-class integrated water and sewage system, we will be upgrading the Eumemmerring Creek Main Sewer in Dandenong South.

Feral Cat Free French Island


Feral Cat Free French Island is a five-year project that aims to create a safe haven for threatened wildlife by eradicating feral cats from French Island. The project is a collaboration between government agencies and the French Island community and builds on over a decade of work to maintain feral cat populations on the island.