Biosolids are a product of treated sludge from a wastewater treatment plant and can be used as a soil conditioner or fertiliser for agricultural and horticultural use.
Our biosolids are available to GWMWater customers to 'take and use' for free.
What to do
If you're interested in 'taking and using' our biosolids, get in touch with us.
We stockpile biosolids for at least three years to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) safety standards.
Stockpiles are currently available at the following locations:
A biosolids stockpile
Guidelines for Environmental Management - Biosolids Land Application (1.1MB, 88 pages)
Published by: Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria
Date: April 2004
Australian and New Zealand Biosolids Partnership (ANZBP) (external website)
The ANZBP website provides information about biosolids including, how they are produced, what is in them, how they can be used, their benefits and the potential risks of using them.