Latest news 2018

12 December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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 November 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 October 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 October 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 October 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.

3 October 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.

1 October 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 September 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.

5 September 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.

3 July 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.

9 May 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 April 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.