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.

Water Quality Annual Report

Aerial shots of Silvan Reservoir
Aerial shot of Silvan Reservoir

Read the Water Quality Annual Report: an account of issues relating to water supply management and drinking water quality over the past financial year.

Previously known as the 'Annual Report to the Department of Health', this report provides more in-depth detail about Melbourne's drinking water and the water supply system, including:

We're required to produce the report under Section 26 of the Safe Drinking Water Act 2003 (VIC).

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Last updated:
21 October 2021