Urgent advice about unsafe drinking water in Melbourne

28 August 2020

Urgent advice about unsafe drinking water in Melbourne​​​​​​​ - Friday 28 August

Yarra Valley Water have advised that due to storms last night (27 August), water in the following suburbs is unsafe for drinking. Drink only bottled water or water that has been safely boiled first until further notice. Water which has not been boiled may be used for showering, bathing, flushing toilets, hand washing, washing dishes, clothes and garden watering.

Affected suburbs

  • Attwood

  • Bayswater north

  • Bayswater

  • Blackburn north

  • Blackburn south

  • Blackburn

  • Boronia

  • Box hill north

  • Broadmeadows

  • Bulleen

  • Bundoora

  • Burwood east

  • Burwood

  • Campbellfield

  • Chirnside park

  • Coburg north

  • Coldstream

  • Coolaroo

  • Craigieburn

  • Croydon hills

  • Croydon north

  • Croydon south

  • Croydon

  • Dallas

  • Doncaster east

  • Doncaster

  • Donvale

  • Doreen

  • Eltham

  • Epping

  • Fawkner

  • Forest hill

  • Glen waverley

  • Greensborough

  • Greenvale

  • Heathmont

  • Kalorama

  • Kangaroo ground

  • Kilsyth south

  • Kilsyth

  • Kingsbury

  • Lalor

  • Lilydale

  • Lower plenty

  • Meadow heights

  • Melbourne airport

  • Mernda

  • Mill park

  • Mitcham

  • Monbulk

  • Mont albert north

  • Montmorency

  • Montrose

  • Mooroolbark

  • Mount dandenong

  • Mount evelyn

  • Mount waverley

  • North warrandyte

  • Nunawading

  • Olinda

  • Park orchards

  • Plenty

  • Research

  • Reservoir

  • Ringwood east

  • Ringwood north

  • Ringwood

  • Roxburgh park

  • Silvan

  • Somerton

  • South morang

  • Templestowe lower

  • Templestowe

  • The basin

  • Thomastown

  • Vermont south

  • Vermont

  • Viewbank

  • Wantirna

  • Warrandyte south

  • Warrandyte

  • Warranwood

  • Westmeadows

  • Wollert

  • Wonga park

  • Yallambie

  • Yarrambat