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Smoke hovering over Melbourne can be blamed on a number of burnoffs being conducted around the state. On Wednesday afternoon fire authorities were in the midst of a controlled burn at Cardinia Reservoir Park, near Emerald in Melbourne's south east.
Melbourne Water has been fined $400,000 over the workplace death of a technician who drowned in a sewerage channel in what a judge labelled a "clear and substantial failure" of ensuring a workplace was safe. It is suspected Tim Bakerov fell into a
The managing director of Melbourne Water, Shaun Cox, has resigned suddenly following differences with the corporation's board over a restructure currently under way. The departure follows a rocky period for Melbourne Water, with Mr Cox at the helm
The record-breaking usage was reported during the week ending Thursday, January 16 as Melbourne sweltered through one of its hottest weeks on record. The previous record was 249 litres a person a day reported in March last year. Although the history-
S controversial multi-billion dollar desalination plant has caused Melbourne Water to report a $45 million loss in the last financial year. The water entity was among five that had to repay money to customers they had prematurely collected from to
Melbourne Water recorded a $30 million loss last financial year after it repaid customers it had overcharged for the Victorian desalination plant. Melbourne Water's annual report shows a total of $310.8 million was returned to households in 2012-13
The price rises apply to customers of Melbourne Water, City West Water, South East Water and Yarra Valley Water over the next five years. The water companies will rake in $12 billion between 2013 and 2018. On average, water bills will increase by 22.
The Essential Services Commission (ESC) has tried to keep household's costs down by rejecting proposed price hikes from the city's water retailers. On Tuesday, the independent regulator suggested a lower increase of 55 per cent over five years in its
The water use records keep tumbling this year, with Melbourne recording another record in the past week. With temperatures well into the 30s for the week, Melburnians used on average 249 litres per person per day, the highest since Melbourne Water
These polls are not scientific and reflect the opinion only of visitors who have chosen to participate...In the week ending Thursday, average daily water use per person was 248 litres, the highest since Melbourne Water began reporting daily per