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East Gippsland Water celebrates Customer Service Week

East Gippsland Water celebrates Customer Service Week

03 October 2022    East Gippsland Water is celebrating its staff who work together to provide 24-hour essential service to the community, as part of Customer Service Week. East Gippsland Water takes a whole of organisation approach to customer service and is...

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Wet weather results in wastewater releases at Bruces Track

    Wet weather results in wastewater releases at Bruces Track Ongoing wet conditions have continued to impact wastewater storages, with East Gippsland Water preparing for a necessary controlled release of recycled water at Bruces Track – commencing on Monday 3...

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Environmental grants closing soon

19 September 2022 Local educational and not-for-profit groups are reminded that East Gippsland Water’s latest round of Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation grants is closing soon. New and existing projects that have a focus on native vegetation planting and habitat...

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Local students get creative about water

15 September 2022 More than 340 students from 12 schools throughout East Gippsland designed, created and submitted entries for the annual National Water Week poster competition. In what was the highest participation rate since 2015, students used the theme ‘Our Water...

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Wet weather results in wastewater releases in Omeo

12 September 2022  Wet weather results in wastewater releases in Omeo Ongoing wet conditions have continued to impact wastewater storages, with East Gippsland Water preparing for a necessary controlled release of recycled water at Omeo – commencing on Monday 19...

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Seeking feedback on water and wastewater services

12 September 2022 Seeking feedback on water and wastewater services East Gippsland Water customers may receive a phone call in the next few weeks asking to take part in our annual customer satisfaction survey. This is our annual survey of customers, with around 400...

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2017 Media Releases
Targeting illegal pipe connections

Targeting illegal pipe connections

The illegal connection of stormwater pipes into the reticulated sewer system is costing East Gippsland Water, and ultimately customers, some $180,000 a year to address, as well as impacting on the reliability of sewerage services and the environment.

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2016 Media Releases

Mo Bros 2016

East Gippsland Water’s dedicated team of Mo Bros have raised more than $1,600 for their moustache-growing efforts, as part of the annual Movember fundraising drive.

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Empowering communities to target their water use

East Gippsland Water is encouraging all customers to get involved in a new water efficiency program targeted at rural and regional Victorians.
The Victorian Government has launched Target Your Water Use, to complement the Target 155 program operating across metropolitan Melbourne.

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2015 Media Releases
2015 Media Releases

21 Dec Opening hours over the festive period (48KB)

21 Dec Choosing tap – ‘water’ winner! (2.8MB)

14 Dec Kalimna pipeline works completed (36KB)

01 Dec Mo Bros raise dough for men’s health (264KB)

25 Nov Your water supply in a bushfire (56KB)

24 Nov Stop it, don’t block it! (212KB)

28 Oct We need you! (52KB)

27 Oct Replacing a section of water supply pipeline near Kalimna (156KB)

19 Oct The poster competition winners are… (1.81MB)

07 Sep Seeking customer feedback on water and sewerage services (54KB)

07 Sep What’s with the bubble? EGW’s 2015 Public Board meeting (309KB)

31 Aug Luke Missen in Para-Badminton World Championships (418KB)

24 Aug Water Bottles and $100 cash up for grabs to sports clubs (80KB)

23 Jun Johnsonville water main replacement (48KB)

11 Jun ‘Bridge to bridge’ circuit taps into water refill station drive (288KB)

10 Jun Keeping price increases below inflation (68KB)

09 Jun Orbost customers to benefit from sewer main replacement (48KB)

21 May Howitt Park’s on tap for inaugural water refill station (596KB)

08 May Sarsfield pump station now hard to see (532KB)

06 May Re-lining sewer main to benefit customers (48KB)

29 Apr Taking care of business (376KB)

15 Apr Board Appointments (52KB)

26 Mar Work starts on 3km of new sewer main in Bairnsdale (48KB)

19 Mar World Water Day (48KB)

18 Mar Announcing the winner of the #SoNotCrap Peoples Choice Award (476KB)

04 Mar Board of Directors visit Lakes Entrance (488KB)

27 Feb Collaboration flows in water sector (509KB)

13 Feb Get your vote in for the #SoNotCrap People’s Choice Award (78KB)

03 Feb #SoNotCrap World Wetland Day activities (161KB)

28 Jan SoNotCrap invite (744KB)

20 Jan Audit & Risk Committee vacancy (320KB)

2013 Media Releases
2013 Media Releases

30 Dec Open days (45KB)

20 Dec Opening hours over festive period (35KB)

17 Dec Bushfires and your water supply (52KB)

05 Dec And the winners are… (84KB)

05 Dec Cleaning and upgrade to water main between Swan Reach and Metung (38KB)

02 Dec Seeking customer input into water and wastewater decisions (115KB)

18 Nov Gippland’s water corporations MOU to deliver benefits to regional communities (375KB)

18 Nov Mo Show (170KB)

04 Nov East Gippsland Water signs up MWH to deliver engineering services (108KB)

24 Oct Water storage boost for Orbost and District (147KB)

23 Oct Announcing National Water Week poster winners (134KB)

20 Sep Sponsorship for local schools entering energy-efficient vehicle challenge (53KB)

11 Sep New Chair at East Gippsland Water (188KB)

11 Sep Celebrating the best drop of tap water in the state (100KB)

06 Sep Public Board Meeting (45KB)

30 Aug Innovative recycling drive to reduce food waste sent to landfill (385KB)

20 Aug Under-river drillling work commences on replacement pipeline into Bairnsdale (82KB)

12 Aug Seeking customer feedback on East Gippsland Water services (83KB)

12 Aug Attention schools – get creative! (156KB)

05 Aug My Liveable City (291KB)

30 Jul Customers impacted by GSI (70KB)

29 Jul They’re calling on you (181KB)

29 Jul Bring Your Bills Day (75KB)

01 Jul Prize Draw is a win-win! (107KB)

20 Jun MWH selected for engineering services (75KB)

18 Jun Price increases kept to a minimum (100KB)

13 May Telephone survey is not ours (73KB)

17 Apr Water Boy makes a splash! (166KB)

15 Apr London calling (159KB)

28 Mar Tapping into grants (182KB)

27 Mar East Gippsland Water receives draft pricing decision (91KB)

11 Feb Lind Bridge car park to be closed for Bairnsdale pipeline works (86KB)

01 Feb Lindenow South water tank comes down (101KB)

29 Jan Essential upgrade for main water supply pipeline into Bairnsdale (77KB)

29 Jan Rewarding water efficient businesses (73KB)