Constructed Waterways Design Manual Training - Melbourne Water

Tuesday 1st Dec 2020 - Thursday 28th Jan 2021

Zoom - Online

Registrations are now closed

This training is provided to you free of charge due to the significant contribution of key teams within Melbourne Water.


This training will provide an overview of the Cosntructed Waterways Design Manual with a focus on stepping Melbourne Water staff through how to review a submitted design.

There are two sessions available:

  • 10:00am - 03:30pm on Tue 1 December 2020 (via Zoom) 
  • 10:00am - 03:30pm on Thu 28 January 2021 (via Zoom) - Click here to register 

Each practitioner will need to attend only one of the sessions above. Places are limited for each session, register for your preferred date now.


Development Services has identified the need for both internal and external training around the revised wetland and the new constructed waterway design manuals. These manuals cover design, construction and maintenance of constructed wetlands and constructed waterways. The manuals articulate the industry standard required for the construction Melbourne Water waterway and wetland assets.

At this stage the Constructed Waterways Design Manual Training is ready to be rolled out for Melbourne Water staff.

Purpose of training

  • Support the implementation of Melbourne Water’s Constructed Waterways Design Manual.
  • Transfer of knowledge and experience of the manual to Melbourne Water staff.
  • Facilitate the consistent delivery of best practice constructed waterways.


  • Adoption of the manual.
  • Improved customer experience for those working with Melbourne Water during the design, construction, and establishment phases of constructed waterways.
  • Improved environmental management of stormwater quality and quantity, and to support industry in meeting pollution reduction targets in the SEPP and the Healthy Waterways Strategy.


Registrations close on Friday 27 November for December session, on Friday 22 January for January session.