East Gippsland Water is a regional urban water corporation serving customers and communities in Victoria’s south-eastern corner. It provides drinking water, sewerage, recycled water and trade waste services to a population of 35,000 residents and over 3,000 businesses.
East Gippsland Water’s service area extends over 21,000 square kilometres from Lindenow and Bairnsdale in the west, to the Wilderness Coast and Mallacoota near the New South Wales border. It also serves customers as far north as Dinner Plain in the High Country of the Victorian Alps.
Drinking Water Supplied
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Local government areas served by East Gippsland Water include:
- Alpine (part)
- East Gippsland
- Wellington (part)
Note: This map is indicative only. Please contact East Gippsland 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 East Gippsland Water.
East Gippsland Water manages nine water supply systems across its service area. Most of the water delivered to customers is sourced from local river systems, including the Mitchell, Brodribb, Betka, Tambo, Buchan, Cann and Bemm Rivers. Water is also sourced from underground aquifers in the Mallacoota and Mitchell systems. Dinner Plain is the only locality where all drinking water is sourced from local aquifers.
More detailed information about water sources can be found in East Gippsland Water’s latest Annual Water Quality Report.
Assets at a glance
East Gippsland Water operates and maintains a range of assets, including the following water and sewerage infrastructure.
water disinfection plants
km of water mains
sewage pump stations