Yarra Valley Water


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About us

Yarra Valley Water is the largest of Melbourne’s three water corporations, based in Melbourne’s east. Our service area covers 4000 square kilometres and our network consists of around 20,000 kilometres of water and sewer mains. We manage over $5 billion worth of infrastructure and 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 per cent of the state’s population – and 59,209 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.

Read more about our strategy

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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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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.

Come and work with us.

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