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Read our latest community news and media releases.

16 Apr

ELEVEN million litres of stormwater run-off – equivalent to more than four Olympic-sized swimming pools – will be saved per year as part of a new project to sustainably irrigate Sunshine North’s Dempster Park.

15 Apr

Maree Lang has been appointed as the inaugural Managing Director of new water corporation Greater Western Water, strengthening support for Western Water and City West Water customers and staff as the organisations prepare to integrate on 1 July 20

31 Mar

The Victorian Government has ordered 125 gigalitres from the Victorian Desalination Plant in Wonthaggi to secure Melbourne’s water supply for our growing population.

31 Mar

The next phase of Greening the West (GTW) has been laid out in a new strategic plan which aims to further improve health and social outcomes and enhanced liveability for communities in Melbourne’s west.

22 Mar

City West Water, South East Water and Yarra Valley Water have joined forces with Metro Trains Melbourne to install six new drinking fountains at some of the busiest train stations across Melbourne.

05 Mar

City West Water has been recognised at this year’s Australian Water Association’s Victorian Water Awards for its work in organisational excellence and infrastructure project innovation.

02 Mar

City West Water is proud to have recently welcomed our 500,000th customer – a reflection of how quickly our service area has grown and flourished in the past two and a half decades.

01 Mar

A $1.78 million stormwater harvesting project to capture and distribute stormwater run-off to irrigate Fitzroy North’s Edinburgh Gardens has been completed, reducing the need to use drinking water for irrigation.

24 Feb

A wastewater PhD research project being delivered by RMIT University and City West Water is focusing on resource and energy recovery from wastewater produced from trade waste. 

16 Feb

A $12 million project to upgrade a sewage pumping station in Werribee has been completed, increasing capacity of essential sewerage services to meet the predicted growth of up to 60,000 new dwellings in the area.