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Yarra Park Water Recycling Facility (YPWRF)

This project by Downer has achieved an 'Excellent' IS Rating.


The YPWRF is an operational facility and is designed to reduce the Melbourne Cricket Club’s reliance on potable water and ensure the ongoing health of Yarra Park.

The facility treats sewage from the local sewage network to a ‘Class A’ recycled water standard. This water is used to irrigate Yarra Park, Punt Road Oval, and for toilet flushing and cleaning at the MCG.


  • Rating Type Water
  • Rating Score 55
  • Registered Date September 2014
  • Certification Date October 2015
  • Jurisdiction Australia
  • States VIC
  • Suburb Melbourne
  • Annual Operating Cost $1 Million
  • Other Stakeholders Arup Australia, Downer, Melbourne Cricket Club,


To find out more about this project, click here.