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03-November-2014
03-November-2014

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A series of plaques commemorate the opening of the dam and its construction details. The second plaque provides details of the design and construction of the dam which was prepared by the Rural Water Commission of Victoria. A plaque unveiled in 1992 commemorates the installation of a hydro electric generating plant.

Location

Address:Blue Rock Dam Road, Blue Rock Dam , Willow Grove, 3825
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.077741
Long: 146.228709
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 23rd November, 1984
Front Inscription

RURAL WATER COMMISSION OF VICTORIA
      BLUE ROCK DAM
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY
THE HON JOHN CAIN M.P.
      PREMIER OF VICTORIA
   ON 23RD NOVEMBER 1984

Blue Rock Dam was constructed to regulate flows in the Tanjil River to provide for power station and other industrial urban and rural water requirements in the Latrobe Valley

Source: VMR,RHSV, MA
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