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11-October-2015 (John Huth)
11-October-2015 (John Huth)

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The monument, which includes a drinking fountain, commemorates the turning on of the Karuah Water Supply in December, 1973.


Address:Memorial Drive & Tarean Road, Karuah Memorial Park, Karuah, 2324
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.654362
Long: 151.967544
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:15-December-1973
Actual Event End Date:15-December-1973


Front Inscription

The Hunter District Water Board. 

This plaque commemorates the turning on of the Karuah Water Supply on 15th December, 1973, by the Hon. L. A. Punch, M.L.A., Minister for Public Works.

Members of the Board.

President : A. J. Rees, A.A.S.A., A.C.I.S
Vice President : R. G. Pentelow, A.A.S.A.
Ald. N. T. Blake, J. P.
Prof. A. J. Carmichael, B.E., Ph.D. (N.S.W.), A.S.T.C.
F.I.E. Aust., F.I.Mech.E (Lond.), M.A.S.C.E., M.S.E.S.A.
Cr. A. S. Pickering, J.P.  
Colonel Frank Cox, O.B.E., E.D.
Ald. E. J. Trunk, J. P.
L. Gibbs, B.E.M,m F.A.I.M., J.P.
Secretary  E. G. Bannister, A.A.S.A. 
Chief Engineer M.A. Hindley, B.E., N.Sc., F.I.E. Aust., 
                                               M.I.C.E. (Lond.), M.G.S. Aust.


Source: MA
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