Recycled Water on the Bellarine


Estimated Cost:

Estimated cost
$11.1 million

The project will upgrade an existing water reclamation plant by installing an ultra-filtration and reverse osmosis plant to improve quality and volume of supply. 

The project will ensure secure, predictable supplies of water now and into the future. The project will increase the volume of recycled water and improve the quality to Class B. This involves upgrading the Portarlington Water Reclamation Plant.

Who's involved

The project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($5.5 million), the Victorian Government ($2 million) and other partners ($3.6 million). 

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding is provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

Construction is expected to be completed in mid 2024.