East Gippsland Water serves an area of 21,000 square kilometres in the far south east of Victoria, which boasts some of Australia’s most diverse and spectacular scenery and a population of around 45,000 people.
Water services are provided to some 27,255 customers, with wastewater services also provided to around 23,120 of these.
East Gippsland Water’s service area extends east from Lindenow, through to the region’s capital Bairnsdale, the holiday hotspots of Paynesville and Lakes Entrance, and on to the Wilderness Coast and Mallacoota near the New South Wales border. It also serves customers as far north as Dinner Plain in the High Country of the Victorian Alps.
There are many different agencies that work together to manage water resources in Gippsland. Please click here to find out which organisation manages what in water.
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The region embraces an area formerly administered by four water boards. East Gippsland Region Water Corporation was initially established as East Gippsland Region Water Authority on 1 January 1995, by Ministerial Order and under powers conferred by the Water Act 1989.
We became a Corporation on 1 July 2007 and trade as East Gippsland Water. The responsible Minister is the Minister for Water.
The Corporation delivers the full range of retail water services including water harvesting, storage and urban water supply. It also provides wastewater collection, treatment and recycling services, as well as trade waste services to industrial and commercial customers.