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East Gippsland Water
EGW Service Region
East Gippsland Water provides wastewater services to around 21,600 customers, with eleven seperate wastewater systems and 680 km of sewer mains serving the communities of –

Bairnsdale, Bemm River, Bruthen, Cann River, Dinner Plain, Eagle Point, Johnsonville, Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers Beach, Lindenow, Mallacoota, Marlo, Metung, Newlands Arm, Nicholson, Omeo, Orbost, Paynesville, Raymond Island and Swan Reach.

East Gippsland Water is one of the best performing water corporations in Victoria when it comes to recycling water, achieving a reuse level of 99% from its wastewater treatment plants and often reaching 100%.

All the recycled water produced by the corporation is directed at beneficial reuse, with a focus on protecting the environment. As well as being used on East Gippsland Water’s own properties to irrigate pasture and tree plantations, it is used by third parties such as farmers and sporting facilities. It also benefits wetlands including the internationally significant Macleod Morass near Bairnsdale.