Yarra Valley Water


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About us

Yarra Valley Water is the largest of Melbourne’s 3 water corporations, based in Melbourne’s east. Our service area covers 4,000 square kilometres and our network consists of more than 20,000 kilometres of water and sewer mains. We manage almost $6 billion worth of assets.

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Organisation overview

We provide clean water to the people and businesses of Melbourne and take their sewage away. Every day, more than 2 million people – around 30% of the state’s population – and 61,000 businesses rely on our water and sanitation services.  

Our activities are overseen by an independent Board of Directors appointed by the State Government of Victoria. Read more about what we do and how we operate.

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Our strategy

Our purpose is to support the health and wellbeing of our customers, and create a brighter future for communities and the natural environment. This purpose sets out our commitment to a sustainable future.

Read about our commitment to sustainability and the community.

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Our communities

Customer input in our decision making is vital to ensure we create the right solutions for the future. We lead the way in listening to our communities in all aspects of our business, and this keeps the customer at the centre of what we do.

Find out how we engage with our communities

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Community Grants Program

We offer community grants to support local community groups to be water efficient, improve habitats and educate others to use water wisely. Find out more about how our program funds improvements for good causes in our service area. 

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We foster a vibrant, diverse and inclusive culture that achieves exceptional business outcomes, successful partnerships and personal satisfaction. We do this by investing in our employees’ wellbeing and developing strong workplace practices and constructive behaviours.

We’re committed to inspiring and encouraging each other to be innovative and to excel.

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