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08-January-2014
08-January-2014
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Plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the commencement of the Launceston water supply.

Location

Address:Elizabeth & Charles Street, Princes Park, Launceston, 7250
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.440494
Long: 147.140417
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd October, 2007
Front Inscription

Launceston Water Supply 150th Anniversary 

This plaque celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the beginning of Launceston`s reticulated water supply by the Launceston City Council in 1857.

It was presented to Council on the 23rd October 2007, by Esk Water - the current owners of the oldest parts of the scheme.

Liz Swain  Chairperson  Esk Water Management Board
Ivan Dean  Mayor  Launceston City Council

Source: MA
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