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South East Water joins 'Living Melbourne'

At South East Water we're proud to mark World Environment Day 2019 by joining Resilient Melbourne and The Nature Conservancy in announcing a new metropolitan wide urban forest strategy for Melbourne called Living Melbourne: our metropolitan urban forest.


Our biggest industrial pressure sewer installation ever

We’re celebrating a new milestone with the installation and commissioning of one of our largest pressure sewers installation to date. Living our value of ‘we’re bold’, we undertook this project with the courage to challenge ourselves and with the aim to excel.


Welcoming Cambodian visitors to South East Water

Earlier this month, we gave a big welcome to a Cambodian delegation to WatersEdge to have a look at how our organisation operates. The delegation consisted of members of the Cambodian Water Association (CWA), Cambodian Ministry (Minister of Industry and Handicrafts, Minister of Rural Development) and advisory unit 3i/Palladium.


Stolen water meters in Dandenong South

Illegal removal of our larger water meters is an ongoing issue for us at South East Water. Thieves often target them due to their scrap metal value. This also includes any metals that are associated with plumbing fittings.


Injecting new life into biosolids in Victoria

At South East Water, we don’t see wastewater as waste. That’s why we recycle it for reuse, and are now investigating new ways to use biosolids – a by-product of the wastewater treatment process.


AWA National Awards 2019 – we've got two reasons to celebrate

We’re happy to announce that we’ve taken out the Research Innovation category at the prestigious Australian Water Association National Awards on Wednesday 8 May.


Welcoming new contractors to the family

We’re thrilled to welcome Comdain Infrastructure to our family of contractors, and to continue our 15+ year relationship with Interflow.


South East Water signs innovative energy deal with Victorian water sector

South East Water will join 12 other leading Victorian water corporations in a new energy partnership that will help to minimise greenhouse gas emissions and maintain affordable water bills for customers.  


OzWater'19 – we’ll be there, and we’ll be transforming our world

Ozwater, the biggest annual water industry event in the southern hemisphere, is back in Melbourne from 7 – 9 May and we’ll be participating in a big way.



Pioneering water companies join forces to drive innovation for future generations

Water companies from around the globe are joining forces to form the World Water Innovation Fund, which aims to find, develop and accelerate the ground-breaking technologies that will make a real difference to peoples’ lives across the world.



Support for our community affected by Bunyip State Park bushfires

In recent weeks, we’ve been saddened to see how the Cardinia Shire community has been among the most affected by the Bunyip State Park fires. We'd like to let those who have been affected know, we're here to help.



Kids to have a splashing good time at Melbourne Museum these school holidays.

Parents will be able to teach their kids about the importance of saving water when they visit the ‘Shower Superstars’ activity hub at Melbourne Museum these school holidays.We’re jointly running the activity hub with our friends from Yarra Valley Water and City West Water from 6–21 April.



Get instant access to asset information with SEWmap

At South East Water we’ve developed an app which provides instant access to information on our assets.


Digital Utilities 2019 – we’re in the spotlight!

Our Operations Technology Manager, Andrew Forster-Knight was awarded Utility Innovator of the Year at the Digital Utility Awards on Thursday 21 March.


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).


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.


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. 


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.


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.


Recognising first nation water values

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.