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City West Water

Who we are

We are one of metropolitan Melbourne's water businesses owned by the Victorian Government.

We are one of three retail water businesses in metropolitan Melbourne and owned by the Victorian Government. We provide drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to customers in Melbourne’s central business district, inner and western suburbs.

Our service area includes, Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne (north of the Yarra River), Moonee Valley, Wyndham, Yarra and parts of Melton and Hume. For more information visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

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Our vision

To be an exceptional service provider that puts customers first and benefits the community.

Our ambition

Customer value is at the heart of all we do.

We are driven to:

  • Deliver exceptional services that are affordable, safe and reliable.
  • Be accessible and easy to deal with.
  • Make all decisions in our customers’ best interests and with future generations in mind.
  • We are passionate about community liveability and wellbeing.

We are driven to:

  • Care for, and where possible to enhance, the environment – with an eye to the future and the challenges imposed by a changing climate.
  • Be vibrant partners in the life of our community.
  • Anticipate community needs and to take the lead within our areas of influence.
  • Provide a fair return to our shareholder, the State Government of Victoria, to support it to meet its objectives to improve the lives of all Victorians.

Our people

Our ambition is enabled by our people.

Our people are:

  • Agile – responsive to customer needs and a changing world.
  • Diverse – reflect the community we serve.
  • Trusted – make evidence-driven judgements, exercised with integrity.


Successful achievement of our ambition is built on six strong foundations:

  • Achievement culture.
  • Dynamic technology.
  • Streamlined delivery.
  • Great partnerships.
  • Purposeful leadership.
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