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.

Working on live assets 3.10

​All work on our underground drainage assets, including stormwater connections to our drains, must only be undertaken by Contractors who meet the following criteria:

  1. evidence of current training in Confined Space entry procedures as detailed in our Work Procedures for Confined Space Entry
  2. evidence of the existence and adherence to a Health and Safety System which complies with the Victorian WorkCover Authority's 'SafetyMAP' standard
  3. evidence of a quality plan demonstrating our specifications for stormwater connections can be met.


Last updated:
25 September 2017