Here, you'll find updates on our current works.
View planned and live works and repairs on our outage map:
You can can also:
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 - please call 1800 057 057.
You can also phone this number if you see suspicious behaviour or vandalism around our treatment plants, water storages or other property.
Gippsland Water Factory solar panel project
Works have begun to install more than 2000 solar panels next to the Gippsland Water Factory to power the facility, which treats and recycles wastewater from industry and nine towns in central Gippsland.
The 1280 kilowatt system will produce enough energy to power over 400 Victorian households and at its peak capacity it will be able to completely power the factory. Read more about the project.
Heyfield-Coongulla interconnect water main project
We are securing Coongulla and Glenmaggie’s water supply by installing a pipeline to connect the townships to Heyfield’s water system. Read more about the project.
Works are continuing at the Heyfield water treatment plant and along pipe alignment on Ryan's Road and in the Glenmaggie Weir Reserve. We are also about to commence works on Ryans Road.
Churchill Sanders Basin cover & liner replacement
The basin is currently offline. Works to replace the cover and liner have commenced. Read more about the project.
Warragul water treatment plant basin cover & liner replacement
Dewatering the basin has been completed and civil works expected to commence this week.
Warragul western ring main project
We’re building a major new 4.3 km water main on the western side of Warragul. The water main will be constructed around existing urban areas to provide an additional main to supply water to the township of Drouin. Works are underway. Please take care and follow traffic signals around the site on Burke Street, Warragul. Read more about the project.
Drouin wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Commissioning is underway, with landscaping and reinstatement taking place. Read more about the project.
Moe water treatment plant, second water storage basin construction
A new 25 megalitre water storage basin will be constructed at the site, to hold treated water to supply residents in Moe, Newborough and surrounding areas. The current basin is close to capacity and can't sustain long-term growth. Read more about the project.
The chemical dosing and building works are nearing completion, with commissioning progressing on the treatment plant dosing systems and building upgrade to accommodate this. Construction works for the new basin have commenced.
Traffic management measures are currently in place on Moe South Road. You also might notice more trucks and machinery in the area, helping to maintain services to our customers. Please take care while driving through the area and follow all traffic signs.
Wastewater network upgrades in Warragul
We’re upgrading our wastewater network in Warragul. On Saturday 2 July, we’ll be working next to the eastbound Howitt St on-ramp as you head from Warragul onto the Princes Freeway. Traffic management measures will be in place and you might notice more trucks and machinery in the area while we maintain services to customers. Please take care while driving through the area and follow all traffic signs.
Water main works
We'll be carrying out water main works in the following streets this week:
We'll be carrying out a water main tie-in this week:
Sewer main works
We'll be carrying out sewer main works in the following streets this week:
Sewer main cleaning
This week we'll be carrying out sewer main cleaning in the following streets in Morwell:
This week we'll be carrying out sewer main cleaning in the following streets in Traralgon:
If you would like to receive SMS phone text or email notifications of works in your area make sure we have your email address and mobile phone number. If we have your email address or mobile phone number we can let you know in advance if your water supply will be interrupted.
Some of our emails and text messages have links to our website for more information.
Why don't I receive text messages or emails from you?
If you’re not receiving text messages or emails from us when your water is off, we might not have your up-to-date contact details.
You can check and make changes to your details through our online services .
How can I tell my SMS (text message) or email is really from you?
We’ll never send you text messages or emails that ask you to log in, confirm or disclose personal information or payment details.
If you need to update your account details or make payments, we recommend reaching our website by typing in www.gippswater.com.au instead of clicking links in email or text messages.
When you receive a message to visit our website, check the address. Scammers may impersonate us by using emails or websites very similar to ours - for example gippwater.com.au instead of gippswater.com.au.
Also check the address of links in the message. Hover your mouse over a link to see the destination URL (web address), before clicking it – our links will always have gippswater.com.au in them. On a smartphone you can press and hold a link to inspect it. Carefully read these URLs, as they’re often created to look similar to official addresses.
If you’re unsure whether a notification you’ve received is from us, you can contact us.