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12.12.2018

South East Water welcomes 300th school to the SWEP


South East Water recently welcomed Beaconsfield Primary School as the 300th school in its service region to join to the Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP).

12.12.2018

South East Water lends a 'blue' thumb to Nepean School


Nepean School’s water sensory garden is one step closer to being restored back to its former glory, thanks to some support from South East Water earlier this month.

11.12.2018

Water in south-east still a top drop


South East Water’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online and shows that drinking water in Melbourne’s south-east has met all standards set by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. 

10.12.2018

South East Water makes a splash at AWA's Victorian Water Awards


South East Water has been recognised by the Australian Water Association, taking home two awards at the annual Victorian Water Awards Luncheon on Thursday 6 December.

5.12.2018

Water supplies secure but Victorians encouraged to hit Target 155


Water supplies for greater Melbourne are secure for the coming 12 months according to the ‘Water Outlook’ for 2019 released today.

14.11.2018

Recognising first nation water values

Melbourne’s water businesses have joined forces to support participation of First Nation peoples with the Melbourne water industry.

29.10.2018

South East Water and Frankston City Council working together to manage potential spills


South East Water has reinforced its commitment to a healthy and liveable Frankston community with a series of sewer management programs designed to minimise the impact of spills on the environment. These include working closely with Frankston City Council to better communicate and manage significant sewer spills, and deploying a first of a kind sensor technology on the region’s sewer network.

25.10.2018

Building the way to sustainable Victorian communities


Villawood Properties and South East Water today welcomed Jude Perera MP, on behalf of Minister for Water, Lisa Neville, as he visited the Aquarevo development and witnessed first-hand the start of construction of the first house in the Lyndhurst estate.

12.10.2018

Sunshine reserve scrubs up with new bridge


South East Water has recently replaced the old timber pedestrian bridge (now known as Stiles Bridge) at Sunshine Reserve in Mount Martha with a new, galvanised steel bridge for the community to enjoy.

03.10.2018

Annual Report 2017–18 and Corporate Plan 2018–23 now available online


The annual report provides an overview of South East Water’s performance, financials and key highlights, along with statements on its governance and management practices over the 2017–18 year.

01.10.2018

Enhancing habitat at Tootgarook Wetland


Tootgarook Wetland is undergoing a makeover with works enhancing aquatic habitat and improvements to species richness and abundance now underway.

18.09.2018

Boneo Water Recycling Plant upgrade to benefit the Peninsula


Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula will benefit from a $130m investment in new, energy-efficient water treatment and recycling infrastructure, which will support population growth, protect the local environment and maximise recycled water production for local businesses.

05.09.2018

Narre Warren North’s water warriors save with SWEP


Narre Warren North Primary School (NWNPS) recently signed up to the Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP), thanks to South East Water sponsoring their program registration.

03.07.2018

South East Water delivers lower prices and simpler charges for next five years


South East Water’s five-year pricing commitment promises lower prices and better value for its customers from 1 July.

09.05.2018

South East Water steps up sustainability in national parks with new solar sewer technology


South East Water has installed a new solar-powered sewer system at Koonya Beach in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, providing environmentally-friendly toilet facilities for beachgoers.

17.04.2018

Food and oil interceptors get the standard treatment


Melbourne's metropolitan water retailers have standardised food and oil interceptors across Melbourne, making the design and installation processes easier for customers.

2.10.2017

High time for underground makeover in Prahran East Village


As part of its commitment to delivering reliable and safe water and sewer services into the future, South East Water is commencing the renewal of a 100-year-old water main on High Street Prahran

6.06.2017

Bill simulator gives water customers a say on what they pay


Households across Melbourne’s south east will have a unique opportunity to help shape their water bills over the next five years with the launch of South East Water’s bill simulator: sew.budgetsimulator.com.

11.05.2017

New lease of life for Mentone, Parkdale, Mordialloc 1930s sewers


As part of its commitment to delivering reliable and safe water and sewer services, South East Water is commencing a $2.6 million project to renew a pair of eighty-year-old sewer mains spanning the suburbs of Mentone, Parkdale and Mordialloc.

04.04.2017


South East Wate​r appoints new Managing Director (320Kb)


The Board of South East Water is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Terri Benson as its new Managing Director following an extensive local and international recruitment process. Ms Benson will take up the position on 29 May.

30.03.2017


South East Water joins research alliance to boost farm productivity


Representing the water sector, South East Water will join forces with industry, government, research and not-for-profit organisations to advance soil health in Australian agriculture, and help develop more sustainable food production systems for our farmers.

06.03.2017

Appointments to the Boards of Victoria’s Water Corporations


With the terms of 89 existing water corporation directors, including seven chairpersons, expiring on 30 September 2017, the Minister for Water, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, is inviting expressions of interest in these positions.

15.02.2017

South East Water summer trial a reminder to watch water use at home and Target 155

 
Households are reminded to be aware of water use and Target 155 as a new study reveals that outdoor watering has nearly doubled since the start of summer, with almost a third of watering taking place during the warmest part of the day.

16.01.2017

Solar generation hits the roof in Frankston


South East Water’s Frankston head office is expected to meet more than 10 per cent of its energy needs using solar power, thanks to a new 99kW rooftop solar panel installation.
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