Yarra Valley Water


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The VFL Women's and EFL Hope to Choose Tap on match day

11 April 2017 The AFL Women’s (AFLW) player Moana Hope, is named as the new Choose Tap ambassador for football.  Read More

Citizens Jury to help determine water services and pricing

31 March 2017 A Citizens Jury will assist Yarra Valley Water to shape future services and prices from 2018 to 2023. Read more

Support to help tackle family violence

31 March 2017 We've strengthened support available to customers and staff experiencing family violence. Read more.

Appointments to the Boards of Victoria’s Water Corporations

6 March 2017 Have you considered being on a Victorian water corporation board? Read more

Customers' feedback sought on services and pricing

30 January 2017 Yarra Valley Water is currently seeking customer feedback to shape future services and prices from 2018 to 2023. Read more

Support available to ease financial stress

3 January 2017 As well as piling on the kilos, a hefty credit card bill or depleted finances is another Christmas hangover many of us face. Read more

Yarra Valley Water CIO - One of the best in Australia 

24 November 2016 Leigh Berrell, Chief Information Officer at Yarra Valley Water has been named one of the top 10 Chief Information Officers in the country by CIO Australia. Read more

Yarra Valley Water provides AU$72.4 million benefits to environment and society

8 November 2016 Open Australian water utility publishes first ever integrated profit and loss account quantifying its annual environmental, social, employee and financial costs and benefits in monetary terms configuration options. Read more

Australian business leaders show support for the Sustainable Development Goals

7 September 2016 Today, over thirty leaders from the Australian business community have come together behind a public CEO Statement of Support for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more

Local schools help save 474 million litres of water

10 August 2016 Yarra Valley Water calls for more schools to join the Schools Water Efficiency Program. Read more

Making a Melbourne house a home for East Kimberley kids

6 July 2016 Local businesses are banding together to help make a Melbourne property feel like home for students from East Kimberley, studying in Melbourne to get opportunities they are unable to access at home. Read more

Turning organic waste into energy

27 May 2016 A new waste to energy facility will convert 100 tonnes of organic food waste a day into electricity from next year. Read more

Collaboration leads to fairer treatment for customers

31 March 2016 We've joined forces with the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (CUAC), to help build on 20 years of customer support. Read more.

Our long term commitment to Melbourne's liveability

22 March 2016 To understand the importance of water, you only need to look back to the ‘Millennium Drought’ that crippled Victoria between 1997 and 2009, which dramatically changed how Victorian government, business and residents now manage the state’s water supply. Read more.

Using recycled glass in infrastructure projects

21 March 2016 850,000 tonnes of glass waste is produced throughout Australia each year. Of that, Victoria alone generates 250,000 tonnes of glass waste. Read more.

Securing Melbourne’s water supply

7 March 2016 Melbourne’s metropolitan water authorities are preparing for the first delivery of water from the Victorian Desalination Plant following an announcement from the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, the Hon. Lisa Neville. Read more.

Financial support to help you if holiday spending has taken its toll

8 January 2016 Did you know that our WaterCare program has a range of assistance options to help you manage your Yarra Valley Water bills? Read more.

Perfect time for a garden spring clean

20 November 2015 As the weather heats up Yarra Valley Water is encouraging customers to continue to be smart with their water use this spring. Read more.

Statement on recycled water incident

28 October 2015 Yarra Valley Water and Victorian Government agencies are taking action in response to an incident at a school in Craigieburn in which recycled water was connected to the drinking water supply. Read more.

Melburnians asked to stop flushing wet wipes

7 October 2015 In an issue that has galvanised the water sector, South East Water, City West Water and Yarra Valley Water have come together in an effort to inform the community of the real impact of wet wipes on Melbourne’s sewer infrastructure. Read more.

New look Boards to help Victoria meet future water challenges

29 September 2015 Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville today announced the new make-up of Victoria’s water corporation boards. Read more.

Wins expected for community with new spray lining innovation

6 June 2015 Lengthy traffic disruptions and road works due to water main renewals may become a thing of the past. Read more.

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