A 59 kilometre underground pipeline linking Melbourne and Geelong's water supplies is part of our long term goal to secure the region's water supply into the future.
The project has the capacity to deliver up to 16,000 million litres of water a year. This is equivalent to half of the region's current water usage.
The underground pipeline links Geelong's storage basins at Lovely Banks with Melbourne's water supply network at Cowies Hill, west of Werribee.
The final section of the pipeline was laid in March 2012.
Pressure testing of the pipleine will commence in April 2012, and reinstatement works will continue.
Barwon Water will continue to work closely with landowners, stakeholders and community interest groups for the life of the project.
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