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Water fountain in town centre mall commemorates the centenary of the first water supply for the Richardson district. The fountain also commemorates 100 years of the National Bank`s operations in Donald. The bank contributing significantly to the construction of the fountain.

In the Mallee-Wimmera area there is no run-off to fill farm catchments. A channel scheme to link a larger river to a local river was of great importance to the local community.



Address:70 Woods Street, near Community Centre, Donald, 3480
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.370819
Long: 142.982331
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Technology
Approx. Event Start Date:1883
Approx. Event End Date:1883


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1983
Front Inscription

1983 This fountain commemorates the centenary of the first water supply projects for the Richardson district 1883. Swede`s Creek Channel - Linking the Wimmera River to Richardson River. * Donald Weir * Banyena Weir. This fountain was made possible by public subscription and the National Bank of Australia Ltd 1881 - 1981.

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