Water and sewerage
North East Water provides water and sewerage services to many locations within Towong Shire, including:
North East Water serves a region that extends over 20,000 square kilometres from Corryong to Yarrawonga, Benalla, Bright and Dartmouth. They on-sell water from Goulburn-Murray Water, which manages storage, delivery and drainage systems for 70% of Victoria’s stored water.
Areas within the Shire not serviced by North East Water for their sewerage rely upon on-site waste water disposal, and must comply with stringent guidelines.
To find out more, visit our Unsewered development and septic tanks page.
North East Water operates wastewater treatment plants at:
Water supply and treatment
Water sources for towns serviced in Towong Shire are:
- Bellbridge: Murray River/Lake Hume
- Corryong/Cudgewa: Nariel Creek
- Dartmouth: Lake Tabor/Mitta Mitta River
- Eskdale: Mitta Mitta River
- Tallangatta: Mitta Mitta River/Lake Hume.
Water treatment plants are operated by North East Water at:
Chlorine-ultra violet disinfection facilities are used at Corryong.