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08-July-2021
08-July-2021

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The plaque commemorates the completion of the Millstream Scheme of the Bridgetown water supply in June 1962.

The Millstream Catchment Area (Bridgetown) was proclaimed in 1961 under the Country Areas Water Supply Act 1947 (WA). Millstream Dam is located approximately 20 kilometres west-north-west of Bridgetown.  It is the principal supply for the Water Corporation’s Bridgetown Region Water Supply Scheme, which supplies drinking water to the towns of Bridgetown, Hester and Boyup Brook. Bridgetown is the closest town.

 

Location

Address:Hampton Street, Bridgetown Memorial Park, Bridgetown, 6255
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.956285
Long: 116.136473
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 15th June, 1962
Front Inscription

Bridgetown Water Supply 

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon. G. P. Wild M. B. E.  M. L. A. Minister for Works and Water Supplies on 15th June 1962

To commemorate the completion of the Millstream Scheme

Source: MA
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