Melbourne Water Corporation is a Government Body that is ranked number 244 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Services in Australia industry.

In 2017 the company generated total revenue of $1,791,363,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2017 Melbourne Water Corporation had 1114 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Melbourne Water Corporation is Mr Michael Wandmaker whose official title is Managing Director. The Chairman of Melbourne Water Corporation is Mr John Thwaites whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Melbourne Water Corporation is responsible for managing Melbourne’s water supply catchments, rivers, creeks, major drainage systems, and sewage treatments.

The company divides its operations into the following:

  • Supply water: wholesales Melbourne’s drinking water, manages catchments, treats water, and transfers water to its retail and regional water customers. Also, includes storage reservoirs and treatment processes and plants.
  • Treat sewage: remove and treats a majority of Melbourne’s sewage via a network of sewers, pumping stations and treatment plants.
  • Recycle water: produces recycled water and supplies it to retail water companies.
  • Protect rivers and creeks: maintains and protects waterways in the Port Phillip and Westernport region.
  • Manage flooding: through projects and services, Melbourne Water aims to mitigate flood-induced damages.
  • Liveability & environment: includes integrated water management, alternative water sources, energy efficiencies, waste to resources programs, and activities designed to address climate change.

The corporation also engages in a number of projects and provides training to project managers who are involved in planning and delivering community consultations. 

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