Werribee Drain Tour

Interested to learn more about our drainage system? Come on this tour with the Werribee Riverkeeper that will be a combination of a walking tour of 3km looking at several drains in the Werribee City Centre, then taking cars to 2 other locations, including viewing a modern wetland and swale treatments in the Riverwalk Estate.

Duration: up to 3 hours

Meet at Doolan Street, Werribee – at the Werribee River Access Point – along the Werribee River Trail.

The purpose of this tour will be to look at various stormwater drains in the CBD area of Werribee

  • For aesthetics
  • For litter control
  • For water quality and pollution concerns

We also will be taking water samples and be using our multiparameter water metre to test these.

Our itinerary includes:

Stop 1: Revitalized drain Doolan St Woodlands

Stop 2: Steep Drain Purcell Close

Stop 3: Earth drain Chirnside Park Bowling Club

Stop4: Older drain, community led upgrade Hungry Jack’s

Stop 5: Two drains Comben Drive Werribee (take care to park right off road)

Pleasant walk back to cars, and drive on to stops 6 and 7.

Stop 6: Drain site adjacent off Geelong Rd Werribee

Stop 7: Waterway Reserve, Riverwalk Estate.

Inquiries admin@werribeeriver.org.au

A free tour but we encourage attendees to join/donate to the Werribee River Association.

  • Date : 15 Apr 2023
  • Time : 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Australia/Melbourne)
  • Venue : Doolan Street, Werribee

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