Yarra Park Water Recycling Facility (YPWRF)

This project by Downer achieved an 'Excellent' Operation Pilot 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
  • Certified Date October 2015
  • State VIC
  • Suburb Melbourne
  • Annual Operating Cost $1 Million
  • Other Key Stakeholders Melbourne Cricket Club, Tenix, Arup


To find out more about this project, click here.