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Westernport Water offers a range of FREE educational programs, events and resources for all age groups.

These include:

  • tours of our facilities
    • Candowie Reservoir and Ian Bartlett Water Purification Plant (Almurta)
    • Cowes Waste Water Treatment Plant (incl. Recycled Water Plant)
    • King Road Waste Water Treatment Plant (near Bass)
    • Phillip Island Community Orchard (Wimbledon Heights)
    • San Remo Basin
  • school incursions and excursions
  • sustainability events including:
    • National Water Week, World Environment Day, Landcare events, Phillip Island Nature Park Open Day,  Island Whale Festival and other programs that increase awareness of the health and environmental benefits of tap water.

See below for more information on each of the educational services we provide.

National Water Week (NWW)

Find out more about this year’s NWW theme and our Primary School Poster Competition for local students…


Schools, incursions, excursions, presentations and information on the school water efficiency program.

Choose Tap

Westernport Water is helping customers to enjoy a healthy, environmentally friendly and low-cost community lifestyle through Choose Tap. Read More

Is It Drain Safe - Stop It Dont Block It

Stop It. Don’t Block it!

Be mindful of what you flush down the toilet.. Is it ‘Drain Safe’?…Read More

Target your water use

Target Your Water Use is a voluntary water efficiency program to assist and encourage regional Victorians to use their water wisely… Read More


Water Corporations manage a resource that was considered by Aboriginal people as one of the most important and sacred, water. Read more.

Catchment & waterway health

Managing and protecting our catchment is essential to maintaining and improving the quality of our drinking water… Read More

Community tours

We offer guided tours of our water treatment facilities, including Candowie Reservoir at Almurta and our recycled water treatment plant on Phillip Island… Read More

Teacher resources and downloads

We offer a range of water education resources and other useful information for teachers.

Bushfire & water supply

It’s bushfire season, we have prepared our people and water supply networks the best we can to cope with extreme conditions… Read More

Child safety and wellbeing

Westernport Water has adopted the Child Safe Standards to create a Child Safe Organisation that protects children and young people from abuse in all forms. Read more…