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GLaWAC reinvigorate EGW’s garden

GLaWAC reinvigorate EGW’s garden

The landscaping crew from the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) NRM team have transformed the garden fronting East Gippsland Water’s main office in Bairnsdale. Over recent weeks the team have set about re-imagining the existing, rather tired...

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Keeping water bills down

Keeping water bills down

East Gippsland Water is pleased to announce no increase to the average customer bill over the next 12 months. This is in line with the organisation’s commitment to provide customers with affordable water and sewerage services. It will also continue to maintain high...

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Elevated water tank at Kalimna to be removed

East Gippsland Water is preparing to dismantle a disused 21 metre high water tank overlooking Kalimna. The steel structure, capable of holding up to 900,000 litres of water, was installed on the hill at Kalimna in 1987, to supply water to meet the needs of nearby...

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Day Avenue water main upgrade

Day Avenue water main upgrade

Day Avenue water main upgrade On-site work has commenced on an East Gippsland Water project to replace 400 metres of an ageing main supply pipeline along Day Avenue in Omeo. The section of water main runs along the west side of Day Avenue from the Bilton Street...

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Bairnsdale to Eagle Point water main upgrade

Bairnsdale to Eagle Point water main upgrade

Bairnsdale to Eagle Point water main upgrade On-site work has commenced to upgrade approximately one kilometre of the main water supply pipeline between Bairnsdale and Eagle Point, along the Paynesville Road. This upgrade will boost the reliability and efficiency of...

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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)