Current projects

There are numerous projects underway which are designed to deliver sustainable water and wastewater services that improve the health and liveability of our community.

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Phillip Island Water Supply Security Project

An additional treated water storage tank will be constructed enabling a reduction in water supply interruptions for customers.

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Water Quality Improvement Program

This program aims to take steps to improve the taste of drinking water.

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Emissions Reduction Pledge

Westernport Water is committed to a 8% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and net zero by 2050.

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Cowes Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade

Westernport Water is planning for the future population growth by investing in treatment systems whilst minimising its’ environment impact.

Grantville water quality monitoring

Real-time water quality monitoring of Grantville water storage.

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12 drinking fountains installed with four more by the end of 2020.

San Remo Basin upgrade

Upgrade of the San Remo Basin water storage.

Sewer Junction Rebuild Program

Fix collapsed sewer junctions and sewer mains to avoid service interruptions or sewer spills.

Sustainable Water Reuse and Land Management

Expansion of wastewater treatment plants for irrigation to increase recycled water use.

Water Main Replacement Program

A pipe replacement program has been developed after analysis of the pipe-type, age, pipe diameter, criticality, condition and fault history. Approximately 11kms will be replaced to reduce the likelihood of bursts and leaks.

Zonal metering and pressure management

This project will regulate water pressure and improve the life of our assets.