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.

Sewer Junction Rebuild Program

The Sewer Junction Rebuild Program reconstructs or relining collapsed sewer junctions due to blockages that could result in service interruptions or sewer spills. Westernport Water is responsible for maintaining the sewerage service from the sewer junction inside the properties.

Water Main Replacement Program

Westernport Water has 460.5km of water pipelines in the distribution network and approximately 178km (40%) of our water network consists of Asbestos Cement (AC) mains. A pipe replacement program has been developed based on pipe-type, age, pipe diameter, criticality, condition and fault history.