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Environmental Management

Environmentally focused

Gippsland Water remains environmentally focused in everything we do.

Managed locations


We own a lot of land in the central Gippsland region, and work to ensure the protection of native flora and fauna.

Our largest parcel of land, Dutson Downs has a diverse landscape. Five threatened species have been found there and we work with agencies and interested groups to study and protect them. The species are the New Holland Mouse, Wellington Mint-bush, Trailing Hop-bush, Dwarf Kerrawang and the Green and Golden Bell Frog.

Managed species

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New Holland Mouse

The New Holland Mouse Pseudomys novaehollandiae is a small, terrestrial burrowing native rodent found in south-eastern…
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Green and Golden Bell Frog

The first Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea) was discovered at Dutson Downs in 2011 during a survey conducted by…
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Wellington Mint-bush

The Wellington Mint-bush Prostanthera galbraithiae is an erect, spreading sub-shrub, growing to two metres high. It often grows…
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Dwarf Kerrawang

The Dwarf Kerrawang Rulingia prostrata is a tap-rooted, prostrate shrub with trailing branches of up to two metres long. The…
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Trailing Hop-bush

The Trailing Hop–bush Dodonaea procumbens is a prostrate shrub endemic to south-eastern Australia (Carter 2010). It is commonly…
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About Us

Gippsland Water supplies fresh clean drinking water and wastewater to more than 60,000 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, 16 water treatment plants, over 1,500 kilometres of sewer mains and 14 wastewater treatment plants.

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Choose Tap

Choose Tap aims to promote the benefits of drinking tap water as part of a healthy lifestyle and as an alternative to bottled water.

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Contact Us

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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