22 December 2022 While we have experienced a wetter winter and spring than usual, water conservation is now a part of everyday life, with permanent water-saving rules applying all year round. The good news is that East Gippsland Water can help residents save water and...
21 December 2022 Recycled water releases have ceased for the festive season, following a successful period of releases combined with irrigation. Unrelenting rain due to consecutive La Nina weather events resulted in the need for recycled water releases at several...
19 December 2022 Abby Matthews has always felt at home in the great outdoors, growing up on the water at Newlands Arm. The keen wakeboarder and water sports enthusiast has now taken her hobby and is creating a career for herself, beginning a traineeship at East...
7 December 2022 The Essential Services Commission (ESC) has begun its quarterly customer perception survey, which means some locals may receive a phone call asking about East Gippsland Water. The calls are independent of East Gippsland Water, however it is a...
Media Release issued: 1 December 2022 Update: The Cann River recycled water release ceased on 19 December. Due to ongoing extreme wet weather conditions, the Cann River wastewater treatment lagoons have reached capacity and recycled water will soon be released into...
28 November 2022 A school-based traineeship is helping Bruthen teenager Josh Ward finish school while making a head-start in his future career. The 17-year-old Bairnsdale Secondary College and Clontarf Academy student is completing paid on-the-job training with East...
2021 Media Releases
9th December 2021 East Gippsland Water has launched a new, free online quoting system to ensure local businesses have equal opportunity to quote for the supply of goods and services to the organisation – reinforcing the water corporation’s support to the local...
12th November 2021 East Gippsland Water will commence a controlled release of recycled water (treated wastewater) from its wastewater treatment facilities at Bruces Track (Kalimna West) and Paynesville next week (the week commencing 15 November). The on-site storages...
2020 Media Releases
14 December 2020 East Gippsland Water’s customer service counter is once again open for business, following the Victorian Government’s easing of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. The office front counter at 133 Macleod Street, Bairnsdale is open on weekdays from...
5 November, 2020East Gippsland Water is about to commence essential bushfire recovery work at its wastewater treatment facility in Mallacoota – focusing on 47 hectares of fire-damaged tree plantation and irrigation infrastructure, which together play a key role in the...
2019 Media Releases
18 December, 2019Continuing extreme dry conditions mean East Gippsland Water will bring in Stage 2 water restrictions for all customers reliant on the Mitchell River supply system* and Buchan River from Monday 13 January.The East Gippsland region is experiencing its...
East Gippsland Water is seeking assistance from the tourism industry to promote water efficiency to holidaymakers visiting the region this summer.With East Gippsland experiencing extreme drought conditions and parts of the region facing water restrictions from 13...
2018 Media Releases
On-site work is due to commence in mid-November to realign a section of water main along the Princes Highway at Swan Reach.The work is being carried out in conjunction with road works currently underway by Regional Roads Victoria and the water main relocation is...
There is still time to submit an application for Round 2 of the East Gippsland Water-funded Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation Grants program, which is open to educational and not-for-profit community groups across the region.Grants are available for new and...
2017 Media Releases
East Gippsland Water’s replacement of 500m of 112 year old water pipeline along Main Street in Bairnsdale’s CBD is now complete. The new section of pipeline, installed between the intersections with Pyke Street and Bailey Street, will help maintain the reliability and...
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. Over the last ten...
2016 Media Releases
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. The moustachioed team of six made the pledge to reject razors throughout November, choosing instead to...
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)
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)
03 Feb #SoNotCrap World Wetland Day activities (161KB)
28 Jan SoNotCrap invite (744KB)
20 Jan Audit & Risk Committee vacancy (320KB)
2014 Media Releases
2014 Media Releases
31 Dec Your water supply in a bushfire (54KB)
24 Dec Lara leads the way (247KB)
24 Dec Opening hours over the festive period (39KB)
17 Dec The grass is greener (97KB)
05 Dec Mos go as dough flows! (97KB)
19 Nov Get snapping for #SoNotCrap (80KB)
17 Nov A feat of pure moustachery (134KB)
07 Nov Installing a new sewer main in Bairnsdale (44KB)
22 Oct And the poster competition winners are… (172KB)
30 Sep Customer surveys to help drive efficiencies (75KB)
25 Sep Finding it hard to pay your water bill? (47KB)
04 Sep Annual Public Board Meeting for East Gippsland Water (51KB)
26 Aug Struggling with your water bill? (54KB)
16 May Paynesville pump station upgrade (36KB)
05 May Ready to engage – Customer Committee appointed (114KB)
17 Mar Only high flyers need apply! (57KB)
17 Mar Strengthening French water ties (75KB)
17 Feb Water main replacement work in Bruthen (27KB)
13 Feb Upgrade work to Metung water main (27KB)
14 Jan Take a closer look at Woodglen Water Treatment Plant (41KB)
06 Jan Water main replacement work in Grant Street Bairnsdale (38KB)
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)
02 Dec Seeking customer input into water and wastewater decisions (115KB)
18 Nov Mo Show (170KB)
24 Oct Water storage boost for Orbost and District (147KB)
23 Oct Announcing National Water Week poster winners (134KB)
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)
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)
01 Feb Lindenow South water tank comes down (101KB)
29 Jan Rewarding water efficient businesses (73KB)