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Water Supply Fountain
Water Supply Fountain

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Drinking fountain commemorates the first reticulated water supply to Tennant Creek in 1963. The fountain was relocated to the park in 2004 by the Power & Water Corporation to celebrate over 40 years of reticulated water in Tennant Creek.

Location

Address:Peko Road & Stuart Highway, Peko Park, Tennant Creek, 0860
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.645728
Long: 134.191247
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 8th November, 1963
Front Inscription

(Plaque 1)

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA   
NORTHERN TERRITORY
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY 
THE HONOURABLE PAUL HASLUCK M.P. 
MINISTER OF STATE FOR TERRITORIES  
ON THE 8TH NOVEMBER 1963 
TO COMMEMORATE THE FIRST 
RETICULATED WATER SUPPLY
TO TENNANT CREEK

(Plaque 2) 

Power and Water Corporation 
relocated this drinking fountain from 
Paterson Street to Peko Park 
in August 2004.
Celebrating over 40 years of
reticulated water in Tennant Creek
Helping the community ......It's what we do 

PowerWater

 

 

 

Source: MA
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