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Collaboration and innovation lead the way

15 August 2018
Jaclyn Symes MP, State Member for Northern Victoria, launched an innovative environmental offset project in Kilmore. Read More

Rushworth water main upgrades to improve service

30 July 2018
Goulburn Valley Water’s (GVW) Water Main Replacement program will be moving to Rushworth from August 6. Read More

GVW leader recognised for passion for development

26 July 2018
Neville Whittaker has been recognised for his work in inspiring and nurturing the next generation of leaders within the organisation. Read More

GVW cracks down on use of pre-tapped connections

24 July 2018
Goulburn Valley Water is cracking down on the use of pre tapped connections prior to water meter installation due to potential health risks. Read More

Shepparton sewer main replacement works to improve reliability

13 July 2018
Goulburn Valley Water will be constructing more than 800m of new sewer rising main along Wyndham St in coming weeks. Read More

Shepparton water main works to improve reliability

10 July 2018
Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) is replacing more than 600 metres of ageing water mains along Sheppard and Khull Streets, with motorists advised there will be traffic management in place along Wyndham Street, Shepparton. Read More

Protect your water meter on frosty nights

03 July 2018
With overnight temperatures dipping below zero, Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) is reminding customers to protect their water meters on frosty nights. Read More

Water bills to stay low for both town and city

19 June 2018
Victorian’s will continue to enjoy the lowest water prices in Australia after the state’s water regulator completed its 2018 water price review, approving prices for 12 of the state’s urban water businesses. Read More

Recycled water release in Kilmore

18 June 2018
Recycled water from Kilmore's wastewater facility will be released in coming weeks. Read More

Annual Customer Survey Underway

06 June 2018
GVW customer may be contacted over coming weeks to assist with the Corporation's annual customer satisfaction survey. Read More

Yea for Water Only Kinders!

28 May 2018
Yea & District Children’s Centre will become Yea’s first ‘Water Only Kinder’ on Wednesday 6th June. The ‘Water Only’ program focuses on improving the health of children and adults in the Goulburn Valley by providing support to schools, workplaces and kinders to inform their staff, students and community of lifestyle choices which can improve health and performance. Read More

Expansion of Tatura Water Treatment Plant

18 May 2018
Works to expand the Tatura Water Treatment Plant will commence in late May. The construction of an additional water treatment plant, control building and chemical dosing facility will increase Goulburn Valley Water’s delivery capacity from 12ML per day to 18ML per day. Read More

Old Numurkah Water Treatment Plant Decommissioning

15 May 2018
With the new Numurkah Water Treatment Plant on O’Kanes Rd completed in 2015 now supplying the town, Goulburn Valley Water will commence demolition of the old water treatment plant on Gray St, Numurkah. Read More

GVW part of beneficial reuse of European Carp investigation

11 May 2018
Curtin University researchers are investigating options for the sustainable use of the carp biomass that could result from the potential release of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (carp virus), under the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP). Researchers recently completed a commercial-scale trial in partnership with Goulburn Valley Water in Victoria to separate two tonnes of dead carp into solids for local composting trials and liquids for further laboratory-based digestion trials looking at biogas production. Another 300kg of whole carp was sent to a nearby worm farm. Read More

Celebrating 130 years of town water supply at GVW

19 April 2018
Goulburn Valley Water have set up a display in their Fryers St office showing how times have changed in their 130 year history. Most notably, their Fryers St office and Welsford St Water Treatment Plant are in the same locations as when they were first built all those years ago. Read More

Water Only Kinder for Kilmore

11 April 2018
Since its launch in March last year, the Water Only kinder program has really taken off. Sutherland Street Childcare and Kindergarten will become Kilmore’s first ‘Water Only Kinder’ next week. Read More

Victoria's water prices set to stay lowest in Australia

28 March 2018
Water prices for the majority of Victorian households and businesses will remain the lowest in the country as the state’s water regulator prepares to set prices for the next five years. Read More

Alexandra desludging project moves to stage 2

23 March 2018
Goulburn Valley Water has been undertaking desludging works at the Alexandra Wastewater Management Facility (WMF) over the last six weeks. Sludge build up reduces the capacity of the treatment facility to effectively treat the wastewater and can cause odour. The sludge will now be dried to create biosolids which are used as a soil conditioner. Read More

Water main replacement program moves to Knight St

15 March 2018
Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) will commence works to replace 470m of ageing water main along Knight St between The Boulevard and Welsford St, Shepparton on 19 March 2018. Read More

Water Only a first for Cobram

09 March 2018
Bluebird Early Education Centre in Cobram will become the town's first ‘Water Only Kinder’ next week. Read More

Sounding out leaks

09 March 2018
Goulburn Valley Water will undertake leak detection works next week in various towns across the region. Read More

Buxton Primary School Works to Improve Local Biodiversity

22 January 2018
Buxton Primary School have worked hard to improve the biodiversity at their school and in their local area. They were rewarded with their ResourceSmart Schools Biodiversity Module in term 4, 2017. Read More

Water Main Replacement works Wunghnu

15 January 2018
Goulburn Valley Water will take their Water Main Replacement program to Wunghnu for the second half of January with works along Wunghnu Rd and Carlisle St commencing on 15 January. Read More

GVW facilities not for recreation

04 January 2018
Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) has increased surveillance at its water and wastewater facilities after several perimeter fences were cut to gain access to sites in recent weeks. Read More

Water main replacement works in Nagambie

Offensive smell? GVW want to know about it!

Your town water supply during a bushfire

Seymour and Euroa recycled water release

Water main replacement works in Shepparton

Expression of Interest - Lease of Irrigation Property Shepparton

Primary Care Connect to be Water Only

Kialla Sewerage Pump Station Gets an Upgrade

National Water Week

Water Main Replacement Works in Numurkah

Future of household water bills under scrutiny

Kilmore Wastewater Management Facility Upgrade

Tatura Primary School finalist for state sustainability awards

Wooragee Primary School finalist for state sustainability awards

Victorian Network Operator of the Year

Merrijig has award winning drop

Water main replacement for Numurkah

Seymour recycled water release

Recycled water release in Mansfield

'Water Only' Kinders to be recognised

No longer on the nose