The Greening the Pipeline aims to transform the heritage listed Main Outfall Sewer pipeline reserve, along the Federation Trail bike path, into a parkland to service a growing population in Melbourne’s west.The vision is to create a vibrant space that will connect communities, enhance active transport options for the region, manage water sensitively and provide a unique space to meet, play and relax.
Improving health and well being
Enhancing active transport and green links
Creating vibrant open space
Managing water sensitively
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Greening the Pipeline benefits video
This video showcases the features, history and future vision of Greening The Pipeline
FEATURES & NEWS
Pilot Park time lapse video of construction
The Main Outfall Sewer was once the biggest infrastructure project in Australia. Learn more about the history of the pipeline.
Zone 5 Detail Design
The master plan has been completed for the section between Lawrie Emmins and Skeleton Creek, approximately 4km. Detail design will begin in 2019 with construction starting in 2019/2020.
The Pilot Park was built along 100 metres of the reserve in Williams Landing, between Lukis Avenue and McLachlan Drive. It includes a local stormwater harvesting system within the parkland.
Convert 27km of the heritage listed Main Outfall Sewer pipeline into a parkland.