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This message is being issued for Trentham, Blackwood, Daylesford and surrounds

For Immediate Action:
  • Coliban Water, following consultation with the Department of Health, advises that customers in the Trentham township are not to drink tap water until further notice.
  • Bottle water is available at the relief centre.

Current situation:
  • Damaging winds and significant rainfall have caused a large number of trees to fall across roads.
  • Trees have fallen across power lines and are causing widespread outages. Crews are working hard to restore power however the extent of the damage caused by the trees means that power may not be restored in some areas for some time.
People not from the Trentham and surrounding townships should not enter the area.

Avoid travel if possible.

If you need to travel as a last resort be aware there may be water over roads, trees down, debris and landslides.

Keep safe by avoiding fallen powerlines.

Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
Relief Centre 
  • A relief centre is open at Trentham Mechanics Hall, 66 High Street, Trentham
  • The relief centre is providing residents with assistance, bottled water and information.
Community Meeting
A community meeting will be held at 3.00pm Friday 11 June at the relief centre at the Trentham Mechanics Hall, 66 High Street, Trentham.
An update of the situation will be provided to residents at this meeting.

The severe weather has resulted in:
  • building damage.
  • fallen power lines.
  • fallen trees and branches.
  • flash flooding.
  • landslides.
  • overflowing drains and gutters.
  • broken windows.
  • damage to vehicles.flooding in properties and homes.
  • dangerous road conditions.

The following roads are closed: 
  • Ballan-Daylesford Road between Daylesford and Ballan 
  • Daylesford-Trentham Road between Daylesford and Kyneton-Trentham Road Myrniong-Trentham Road between Trentham and Myrniong.

There are traffic management points in place at:
  • Trentham Kyneton Road - at Tilden South, South of Springmound Road. Restricted access only - telephone only.
  • Myrniong Trentham Road - at the Greendale pub roundabout. 
  • Ballan Daylesford Road at Ballan near O'Connors Lane.

This message was issued by State Emergency Service

Unless the situation changes, this will be the last message issued for this incident. 

Use multiple sources to stay informed: 
The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency. 
  • To access this information in other languages call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.   
  • If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.