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What is the Waterways and Drainage Charge?

The Waterways and Drainage Charge is used to help take care of our rivers and creeks. It also helps to look after Melbourne’s drainage system and protects us from floods. We collect this charge each quarter on behalf of Melbourne Water.

Why do I have to pay the Waterways and Drainage Charge?

The Waterways and Drainage Charge funds a range of projects that benefit the entire region.

What are the current water prices?

View current water and sewerage prices

What does the Waterways and Drainage Charge cost?

From 1 July 2020, the flat rate for a residential property is $26.08 per quarter

What is the Parks Charge?

The Parks Charge is an annual charge that is used to help maintain and improve some of Melbourne’s parks and facilities.