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Population growth

Our population is growing and changing. All of the local government areas across our service area are forecast to experience population and dwellings growth.

The Victorian Government’s Victoria in Future forecasts suggest that between now and 2036, population will grow by an annual average rate of 2.1% in Baw Baw Shire and 0.6% in Latrobe City and Wellington Shire.

It’s forecast that by 2036 there’ll be a 50% increase in dwellings in Warragul and Drouin, a 20% increase in Traralgon and 15% increase in Sale.

What does population growth have to do with water and sewerage?

Growth in population and dwellings increases the demand for water and sewerage services.

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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Contact Us

55 Hazelwood Road, Traralgon, VIC, 3844

Phone: 1800 050 500

Fax: (03) 5174 0103

Interpreter service: 1313 450

TTY: 1800 555 677