North East Water logoNorth East Water provides drinking water, sewerage, recycled water and trade waste services to a population of more than 100,000 people and 4,000 businesses in Victoria’s north east.

North East Water’s service area extends across 20,000 square kilometres along the Murray River from Corryong to Yarrawonga, then south to Benalla and the alpine towns of Bright, Mount Beauty and Dartmouth. It includes the urban centres of Wodonga and Wangaratta.

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20,000 km2

Service Area

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107,921

Population Served

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177

Employees

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51,094

91% residential
Urban Customers

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14.5b litres

66% residential
Drinking Water Supplied

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$67.8m

Annual Revenue

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Aboriginal acknowledgement

North East Water acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands in which it operates. It pays respect to their Elders, past and present. It also recognises the strong cultural connection that our Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Communities have to the land and waterways within our region. North East Water acknowledges the Aboriginal values of the land and waterways.

Service area

Local government areas served by North East Water include:

  • Alpine
  • Benalla
  • Indigo
  • Moira
  • Towong
  • Wangaratta
  • Wodonga

Stylised map of service area, for more information contact North East Water 1300 361 622

Note: This map is indicative only. Please contact North East Water for more accurate and up-to-date boundary information. You can also use our interactive map to check whether your location is serviced by North East Water.

Water sources

North East Water manages various water supply systems as well as purchasing water from their wholesaler, Goulburn-Murray Water.

Water supplied to North East Water customers is taken from various rivers, streams, reservoirs and groundwater aquifers. These sources include the Murray, Ovens, Mitta Mitta and West Kiewa River catchments.

More information about water sources can be found in North East Water’s latest Annual Water Quality Report.

Assets at a glance

North East Water operates and maintains a range of assets, including the following water and sewerage infrastructure.

21
water treatment plants
1,755
km of water mains
1,204
km of sewer mains
1
trade waste treatment facility
21
wastewater treatment plants

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for North East 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.

Find out more about North East Water’s Board of Directors and how they are appointed.

More information

Website: www.newater.com.au

Address: 83 Thomas Mitchell Drive, Wodonga VIC 3690

Postal: PO Box 863, Wodonga VIC 3689

Phone: 1300 361 622

Email: info@newater.com.au

The information on this page was sourced from North East Water’s 2017-18 Annual Report, 2017-22 Customer and Community Strategy and 2016-17 Annual Water Quality Report.

Page last updated: 08/02/19