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Macedon and Mount Macedon

Macedon and Mount Macedon are located in the Macedon Ranges, more than 60km north of Melbourne.

Water

We use a number of water sources to ensure we can meet local demand even when inflows are low. 

Macedon and Mount Macedon’s water can be sourced from:

  • Rosslynne Reservoir, near Gisborne, and treated at the Rosslynne Water Filtration Plant, and
  • the Melbourne supply system.

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Sewage

Macedon and Mount Macedon’s sewage is treated at the Gisborne Recycled Water Plant.

Recycled water

Gisborne Recycled Water Plant produces Class B recycled water.

The recycled water is used to irrigate local farms, sportsfields and recreation areas.

Western Water has a licence to discharge excess recycled water volumes to Jacksons Creek under strict conditions set by the Environment Protection Authority.

Projects and planned works

Steady population growth is expected for Macedon and Mount Macedon. To cater for this and ensure we remain compliant with relevant legislation and standards, the following projects are underway:

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