Melbourne Water's Eastern Treatment plant open day

July 20, 2018 to July 31, 2018

The treatment plant, considered one of the most sophisticated large-scale sewage treatment facilities in the world, sits on 1,100 hectares and treats about 380 million litres of sewage a day.

By touring this significant asset, you will gain a better understanding of: the history of the plant including construction and design; the sewage treatment process; the way the plant operates to continuously improve, delivering significant benefits for the environment and community; Melbourne’s urban water cycle.

  • Special Note: Please note that the Eastern Treatment Plant is an operating sewage treatment facility and as such there are mobility and age restrictions for these tours. All participants will be required to wear sturdy closed toe shoes, long sleeves and long pants. Safety vests and glasses will be provided by Melbourne Water.
  • Access: Able bodied access only, 12 years and above
  • Photography: restricted

To book visit Melbourne Open House 2018.

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