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Current works

We're working across Gippsland to improve the water and sewer network

See below for more works happening in your area.

Here, you’ll find updates on current improvement works. You can see our ongoing works and major projects here.

If you are experiencing problems with your service or suspect a leak, even if it's on public land, contact us so we can look into the issue.

You can also phone this number if you see suspicious behaviour around our treatment plants, water storage or other property.


Current works (Monday 18 January - Sunday 24 January)

Sale outfall sewer pump station construction.
We and our contractors are working to electrically connect the Sale outfall sewer pump station and commission the site. Read more about the project.

Drouin wastewater treatment plant upgrade.
The final building slab was poured last month. With concrete works now mostly complete, the focus is now on electrical installations and cabling. Read more about the project.

Warragul water treatment plant, treated water pump station upgrade.

The final stage of process commissioning will begin soon. This involves pumping water over to Drouin's basin.

Decommissioning of the old Buln Buln treated water pump station on Old Sale Rd will begin. This involves digging works onsite and water main shutdowns. Any affected customers will be notified by mail before works are scheduled to occur.

Maffra water treatment plant - UV water treatment system installation
Construction works this week include installation of underground conduits and placing framework for footings.

Water main connections
Water main connections are occuring in the following streets this week:
- Couling Cres, Yinnar
- Ramon Cl, Yinnar
- Ridge Blvd, Yinnar
- Berquez St, Yinnar
- Hammond St, Yinnar

Sewer renewal works
Sewer main relining is occurring in the following streets this week:
- White Pde, Churchill
- Howard Ave, Churchill
- Fraser Cres, Churchill
- McInnes Cres, Churchill
- Switchback Rd, Churchill
- Roy Crt, Churchill

For more details about these works, read on.


Sewer renewal works – Morwell and Churchill - November 2020 - April 2021

We’re strengthening our sewer network in Morwell and Churchill to ensure customers continue to have reliable wastewater services. The works involve using CCTV to inspect sewer pipelines, then cleaning or, where needed, relining ageing or deteriorating pipes.

The method of relining reduces disruption to customers and extends the life of the pipes.

In some cases our contractors, Insituform, will need to access customers’ backyards to carry out these inspections and upgrades.

If this is the case, Insituform will make contact with customers to arrange a suitable time for them to return and undertake works, which will need to be carried out across at least three visits.

Careful planning will ensure minimal disruption to customers, while this important preventative maintenance is completed.

At times between now and April, our contractors will be working in the following streets:

Morwell:
  • Travers Street
  • Elgin Street
  • Maryvale Crescent
  • Aherin Street
Churchill:
  • McInnes Crescent
  • Switchback Road
  • Heesom Crescent
  • Fraser Crescent
  • Howard Avenue
  • Roy Court
  • Edney Court
  • White Parade
  • McDonald Way
  • Townsend Street
  • Manning Drive
  • Shaw Street
  • McLean Avenue
  • Vary Court
  • Rae Crescent
  • Mulcare Crescent
  • Williams Avenue

About Us

Gippsland Water supplies fresh clean drinking water to more than 70,000 customers, and wastewater services to more than 63,000 customers across an area of more than 5,000 square kilometres. It maintains a $1 billion infrastructure network, which includes more than 2,000 kilometres of water mains, 15 water treatment plants, over 1,700 kilometres of sewer mains and 14 wastewater treatment plants.

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Gippsland Water Head Office, 55 Hazelwood Road, Traralgon, VIC, 3844

Phone: 1800 050 500
Fax: (03) 5174 0103
Interpreter service: 131 450
TTY: 1800 555 677
Email: contactus@gippswater.com.au

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