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This is not a complete list of works, just works that may impact customers from traffic or service interruptions. The information is as up-to-date as possible but may change at short notice. Click on the button below to see reactive works, you can also subscribe to our email or SMS updates to be notified of any status changes.

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Cohuna water quality - taste and odour

  • Cohuna

We are currently experiencing poor raw water quality in the supply source for the Cohuna Water Treatment Plant.

As a result, customers may notice a change to the taste and odour of the town drinking water.

There are no health risks associated with the town water supply.  It is safe for all drinking, bathing and food preparation purposes and it continues to comply with all health-based guideline values in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

Treatment measures are in place to minimise the impact to the town drinking water supply.  However, until raw water quality improves we are unable to completely remove the taste and odour impacts.

We will provide further updates as needed.

Sewer pump station works, Campbells Creek

  • Campbells Creek

We are undertaking works at the Campbells Creek Pump Station No. 3 at 

Staff will be onsite, weather permitting, from Monday 6 January until Friday 10 January 2020 to complete the works. 

Your sewer service will not be impacted.  

Transport of biosolids, Elmore

  • Elmore Water Reclamation Plant, Elmore

We are planning to move some biosolids from our Bendigo Water Reclamation Plant in Epsom to our Elmore Water Reclamation Plant.

Biosolids are produced as part of the wastewater treatment process. The reason for this project is to allow for works taking place at the Bendigo plant to improve the biosolids treatment process.

A purpose-built storage area is being constructed at the Elmore site for the biosolids storage.

We have notified the EPA and local residents about this project.

There will be increased truck movements on Trewin Road via the Elmore-Barnadown Road during this time.

Digital Metering Program, Echuca

  • Echuca

We are rolling out our Digital Metering Program in Echuca to improve water security and achieve greater network efficiency for customers.

A digital device, known as a data logger, will be installed on existing water meters by our contractors, Ventia. This will take place over a four-month period beginning Monday 26 August 2019.

Customers do not need to be home at the time of installation, which will take up to 30 minutes to complete.

Customers who have any questions about the digital meter program are welcome to call the Customer Support Team on 1300 363 200.

Please find a media release here and frequently asked questions here.


Heathcote Water Treatment Plant upgrades

  • Heathcote-Redesdale Road, Heathcote

Upgrade works are being carried out on the grounds of our Heathcote Water Treatment Plant.

There is not expected to be any interruption to drinking water supplies for our customers.

Local residents may notice contractor vehicles entering and exiting the plant.

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