DELWP

Are you interested in becoming a Victorian board member?

Expressions of Interest for board roles within the Victorian water sector are closing 8 March 2021 and there are approximately 80 positions available in 2021. If you’re considering taking on a board role, a position in the water sector may be exactly what you are looking for. Here are a few things to consider if…

Read More

Emerging contaminants

VicWater is negotiating with EPA on the details of an emerging contaminant sampling initiative planned for later in 2021. DELWP has funded EPA to deliver the water industry Tier 2 Emerging Contaminant Study, which builds on the results of the 2020 VicWater Tier 1 Desktop Risk Assessment and will ensure cross-sector compliance with obligations under…

Read More

Recycled water guidelines

During January, VicWater wrote to EPA in relation to mandated Log Reduction Values (LRV) in the draft recycled water guidelines. At the suggestion of the Department of Health (DH), EPA inserted a mandated 1 LVR ‘operation target’ above the nationally endorsed LRV standard. If adopted, this change would significantly increase capital and operational costs of…

Read More

Review of the Recycled Water Guidelines

The public consultation phase of the Review of the Recycled Water Guidelines has recently concluded. This marks a major milestone in the review which was instigated by the water industry in 2018, with an emphasis on reducing red tape associated with recycled water scheme approvals and operations. In late October, VicWater hosted two virtual ‘drop…

Read More

Submission: Proposed Buffer Area Overlay

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne Victoria 3002  Via email planning.systems@delwp.vic.gov.au  Re: Proposed Buffer Area Overlay  Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the proposed Buffer Area Overlay (BAO) as part of the review into planning for amenity, health and safety buffers. VicWater is the peak body of…

Read More

Declared Catchments

DELWP has circulated a summary of key findings of the review of Special Water Supply Catchment Areas (SWSCA). VicWater has advised DELWP on their approach to the review, to reduce the burden of consultation on water corporations. VicWater will continue to communicate updates to the water industry reference group as nominated by MDs during 2019.

Read More

Hackathon

On Wednesday, 17 June AWA Victoria will be kicking off a Bushfire Recovery Challenges hackathon and we encourage you to get involved to contribute to solutions whilst learning from experts in the field. During the session, there will be presentations on six challenge statements, developed with local water authorities, CMAs, local government, DELWP, Aboriginal &…

Read More

2021 Water Industry Asset Revaluation

VicWater has appointed Roy Farthing to update the 2015 Asset Valuation Methodology and Guidance for the 2021 valuation. The Water Industry Asset Revaluation Working Group, which includes water corporations, VAGO, DTF, VGA and DELWP is overseeing the consultancy. A draft update was circulated to all not-for profit members on 5 May and will be finalised…

Read More
Accessibility

We use cookies so we can improve your experience on this site. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies.