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Geelong Reticulated Water Centenary Plaque : 25-09-2013
Geelong Reticulated Water Centenary Plaque : 25-09-2013

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Plaque commemorates a centenary of reticulated water supply and marks the site in April 1974 where the Premier of Victoria released water from the Bungal Dam into the Geelong Water Supply.

Location

Address:Orana Road, Highton, 3216
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.156962
Long: 144.31155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1874
Approx. Event End Date:1974

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 11th April, 1974
Front Inscription

GEELONG WATERWORKS & SEWERAGE TRUST

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES AN EVENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE
CENTENARY OF RETICULATED WATER SUPPLY TO GEELONG AND DISTRICT

                          1874- 1974
            AND MARKS THE SITE WHERE ON
                    11TH APRIL, 1974
      THE HON.R.J.HAMER, E.D., M.P.,
               PREMIER OF VICTORIA
RELEASED FROM THE SHE-OAKS —MONTPELIOR PIPELINE INTO THE
GEELONG SYSTEM WATER FROM THE GATHERING GROUNDS OF
THE BUNGAL DAM ON THE WESTERN MOORABOOL RIVER BETWEEN
BUNINYONG, LAL LAL AND WARRENHEIP. THUS COMPLETING A
PROJECT ENVISAGED BY THE VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT IN 1858.

R.W.WHITESIDE, CHAIRMAN; A.H.S.FOSTER VICE -CHAIRMAN;
B.C.HENSHAW, SECRETARY; A.W.COOKE, ENGINEER-IN-CHIEF.  

 

Source: MA
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