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East Gippsland Water

Controlled release to take place from Bruces Track

Media Release issued: 24 October 2022 Update: Bruces Track recycled water release ceased 10 December, 2022. Due to ongoing wet weather, East Gippsland Water will release recycled water from its Bruces Track Wastewater Treatment Plant at Kalimna West into Mississippi...

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Wet weather results in wastewater releases at Newmerella

Media Release issued: 24 October 2022 Update: The Newmerella recycled water release ceased on 13 December, 2022 Ongoing wet conditions have continued to impact wastewater storages, with East Gippsland Water preparing for a necessary controlled release of recycled...

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Tambo Bay information session success

Tambo Bay information session success

Residents of Tambo Bay and Metung district attended an East Gippsland Water information session on Saturday regarding the release of recycled water following recent rainfall. About 40 people attended throughout the morning, to learn more about the water recycling...

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Local business invited to information session

12 October 2022  Local businesses interested in working with East Gippsland Water on upcoming projects are invited to a tendering and works information session. In addition to every-day work providing safe water supplies and wastewater services, the water corporation...

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Controlled releases to resume at Tambo Bay

Controlled releases to resume at Tambo Bay

4 October 2022 Following a cessation during the school holidays, East Gippsland Water will resume controlled releases of treated wastewater into Tambo Bay next week. The controlled releases have been necessary following significant rainfall over the past 18 months...

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2021 Media Releases

We need your feedback on water and sewerage service

A random sample of 400 East Gippsland Water customers will be surveyed over the next six weeks for their honest feedback on its water and sewerage services. The organisation is once again joining forces for this annual customer satisfaction survey with South Gippsland...

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2020 Media Releases

Diving into repairs!

21 SeptemberWhen it came to repairing a water main in Lakes Entrance last week, East Gippsland Water took the unusual step of calling in a team of divers!The five divers, supported on land by East Gippsland Water field staff, worked to repair a submerged section of...

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Seeking customer feedback on services

16 September 2020 More than two thousand customers across seven water corporations, including East Gippsland Water, will be surveyed over the coming weeks for their feedback on water and sewerage services. Joining forces for this annual customer satisfaction survey...

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2019 Media Releases

Water restrictions very likely this summer

Water restrictions are now looking likely this summer for East Gippsland Water customers supplied by the Mitchell River supply system and may be required as early as December.East Gippsland Water’s Managing Director, Steve McKenzie, said “We recently surveyed our...

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Water main replacement works – Lindenow

2 October, 2019 Work is expected to commence next week to replace nearly 1.6km of ageing water pipeline adjacent to Main Road in Lindenow. The aim of the $650,000 project – planned for completion by March 2020 – is to maintain the reliability and efficiency of local...

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2018 Media Releases

Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation Grants

East Gippsland Water has just launched the Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation Grants program, which is open to all educational and community groups across the region. The new grants follow extensive community engagement undertaken to help shape the organisation’s...

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2017 Media Releases

Your water supply in a bushfire

East Gippsland Water is urging customers to carefully consider their water supply when planning for bushfires and not to rely solely on mains water during a major bushfire event. Managing Director, Bruce Hammond, said, “While we have comprehensive measures in place to...

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2016 Media Releases

Water main upgrade for Macleod Street, Bairnsdale

Local businesses and households stand to benefit from an East Gippsland Water project that will see 250m of ageing water main replaced along Macleod Street in Bairnsdale, between McCulloch and Pyke Streets. The project will help boost the reliability of the local...

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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)