Casterton Water Treatment Plant Open Day

Wannon Water invites you to join us for an open day at the Casterton Water Treatment Plant. Enjoy a guided tour of the facility, see recent upgrades first-hand and learn more about where your precious water comes from. The plant supplies drinking water to the communities of Casterton, Coleraine, Sandford and Merino. Download the open day flyer here.

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Open Day details

Venue:   Casterton Water Treatment Plant

Address: 4 Casterton - Penola Road, Casterton

Date:      Friday 19 October 2018

Time:      30-minute sessions from 10.00am - 12.00pm

How to book (Places are limited and bookings are essential)

  • Read the information below
  • To book:

Online form – please click here

Telephone - please call 1300 926 666

  • You will then receive an email confirming the booking details.

Waiver form

All participants must sign the waiver form prior to taking the tour.

Terms and Conditions

Please read the tour terms and conditions prior to booking.

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Previous water tower open days

East Warrnambool Water Tower Open Day - 13 April 2018

Following the success of the water tower open days last year, Wannon Water opened the East Warrnambool Water tower to the public on Friday, 13 April 2018.

Over 200 participants climbed the internal staircase with 154 steps to a viewing platform at the top. From here, they enjoyed panoramic views of the city, along the Hopkins River to the ocean and across the countryside as far as Mount Warrnambool.

The tour informed participants on the important role water towers play in providing water to the community as well as the opportunity to ask questions.

A huge thank you to the Warrnambool Camera Club members who kindly volunteered their time to take photos on the day.

Thanks to everyone who booked a tour. People who missed out can keep an eye out for future events by "liking" or "following" our Facebook page here.

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Water tower sunset viewing competition - winner announced!

Congratulations to Christine Harris for winning our East Warrnambool Water Tower sunset viewing competition! Christine has won a personalised tour of the tower for two followed by a sunset viewing at the top with a hamper and Wannon Water gift pack.

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition. We were overwhelmed with the response!

Competition closed 11:59pm 8 April 2018.

To view the competition terms and conditions click here.

Thanks for helping us to celebrate National Water Week 2017

More than 240 people took the opportunity to join us at our first ever Open Days held at the East Warrnambool and West Warrnambool water towers.

The days were organised to celebrate National Water Week which this year featured the theme Water – The Heart of our Culture.

Participants took advantage of clear and sunny skies to climb to the top and enjoy panoramic views across the city, countryside and ocean - even as far as Lady Julia Percy Island and the Grampians.

They also learnt about how our water towers help us to provide adequate water pressure to our customers.

Family Open Day

Kim and Brett McIntyre and their children, Hannah, Ethan and Jacob enjoyed a cup of water after their climb.


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