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The plaque commemorates the opening of the water supply on 26th February 1988.

Until 1988 the town and surrounding community of Bindi Bindi did not have a reticulated water supply. After many years of lobbying by Doug Tierney of the Rural Water Council and the Moora Shire and with the help of Ernie Brdge, water was finally piped from Balidu to Bindi Bindi. It is an extension of the Goldfields and Agricultural water Supply scheme. It was turned on 113 years after settlement. The Bindi Bindi community supplied machinery and labour to bring the water pipeline from Miling to Bindi Bindi (16kms).


Address:Bindi Bindi - Toodyay Road, Bindi Bindi, 6574
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.630347
Long: 116.365066
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:26-February-1988
Actual Event End Date:26-February-1988


Front Inscription

Water Authority of Western Australia

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon. Ernie Bridge, J.P., M.L.A. Minister for Water Resources on February 26, 1988

To commemorate the opening of the Bindi Bindi Town Water Supply 

R. M. Hillman  Chairman
H. J. Glover     Managing Director

Source: MA,HWA
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