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A number of regional urban water authorities are responsible for providing water supply and sewerage services to urban communities in Victoria beyond the Melbourne metropolitan area. They are managed by Boards which are appointed by the Government based on the skills of individual Members.
Barwon Region Water Authority, as one of those statutory authorities was established in accordance with the provisions of the Water Act 1989. The Authority was constituted in February 1994. The region of responsibility stretches from Little River and the Bellarine Peninsula in the east to Colac in the west, and from Meredith and Cressy in the North to Apollo Bay on Victoria's south-west coast. The City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliffe, Surf Coast and Colac Otway shires and part of Golden Plains Shire are incorporated in the Barwon Region Water Authority's service area.