Water quality and treatment
We carefully monitor water quality to make sure it's safe to drink and use for domestic and stock, irrigation and recreation purposes.
How can we help you today?
Find out how we treat and test our water to make it safe to drink.
Our urban water supplies are treated and are safe for drinking and food preparation.
Access to potable (drinking) water is made available to the public via standpipes.
Information and advice about blue-green algae.
Current information and warnings on blackwater in the Murray–Darling Basin.
Current and past reports on E. coli bacteria in our water supply.
Our rural water quality treatment program targeting plumatella.
Wastewater samples from our treatment plants are tested for COVID-19 at laboratories in Melbourne.
Using alternative water supplies safely in your home and garden.