Coliban Water delivers drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to over 160,00 residents and close to 7,000 businesses in north-central Victoria. Coliban Water also supplies rural water to some 1,300 farming and agricultural customers across its service region.
Coliban Water’s service area covers 16,500 square kilometres, including the City of Greater Bendigo, and stretches from Cohuna and Echuca in the north to Kyneton and Trentham in the south.
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Drinking Water Supplied
Coliban Water proudly acknowledges its region’s Aboriginal community and their rich culture and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Coliban Water acknowledges Aboriginal people as Australia’s first peoples and as the Traditional Owners and custodians of the land and water on which we rely. It recognises and values the ongoing contribution of Aboriginal people and communities to Victorian life and how this enriches us.
Coliban Water embraces the spirit of reconciliation, working towards the equality of outcomes and ensuring an equal voice.
Local government areas served by Coliban Water include:
- Greater Bendigo
- Central Goldfields
- Macedon Ranges
- Mount Alexander
Note: This map is indicative only. Please contact Coliban Water for more accurate and up-to-date service area information. You can also use our interactive map to check whether your location is serviced by Coliban Water.
Coliban Water sources water from nine individual systems: Coliban Northern, Coliban Southern, Campaspe, Wimmera, Loddon, Goulburn, Murray, Elmore (Groundwater) and Trentham (Groundwater). These systems distribute water to customers from various reservoirs, lakes, creeks, channels, rivers and groundwater bores.
More detailed information about water sources can be found in Coliban Water’s latest Safe Drinking Water Act 2003 Annual Report (Annual Water Quality Report).
Assets at a glance
Coliban Water operates and maintains a range of assets, including the following water and sewerage infrastructure.
wastewater pumping stations
km of recycled water infrastructure
km of water distribution pipelines and channels
km of rural channels and pipelines
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is responsible for Coliban Water’s strategic planning and is accountable to the Minister for Water for the corporation’s performance. The Board is supported and advised by the Executive, who oversee the corporation’s day-to-day management under the leadership of the Managing Director.
- Annual Report
- Safe Drinking Water Act 2003 Annual Report (Annual Water Quality Report)
- Urban Water Strategy
Address: 37 – 45 Bridge Street, Bendigo VIC 3550
Postal: PO Box 2770, Bendigo DC VIC 3554
Phone: 1300 363 200
The information on this page was sourced from Coliban Water’s 2017-18 Annual Report and 2016-17 Annual Water Quality Report.
Page last updated: 19/07/21