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A history of our headworks

'No Water No Life' series

Written by: Bob McIlvena

Published by: The Wimmera Mail Times

Date: 2006/07

 

NoWaterNoLife

 

The 'No Water No Life' series is an historic look at our headworks system, researched and written by Bob McIlvena.

This series is reproduced with the kind permission of the Wimmera Mail Times.

 

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Lake Bellfield: What an absolute beauty - Part 1 Download (3.02 MB)
Lake Bellfield: What an absolute beauty - Part 2 Download (386.4 KB)
Lonsdale sparks years of controversy Download (840.85 KB)
Memories abound out at Green Lake - Part 1 Download (388.08 KB)
Moora an oasis in the beautiful Grampians - Part 1 Download (1.16 MB)
Moora an oasis in the beautiful Grampians - Part 2 Download (858.3 KB)
Muddy water on the Avon and Richardson - Part 1 Download (3.85 MB)
Muddy water on the Avon and Richardson - Part 2 Download (1.19 MB)
Pine Lake - a fine sheet of salty water - Part 1 Download (431.96 KB)
Pine Lake - a fine sheet of salty water - Part 2 Download (1.35 MB)
Record barley crop lost in grand flood of 1909 - Part 1 Download (2.01 MB)
Record barley crop lost in grand flood of 1909 - Part 2 Download (1.24 MB)
Reservoir struggles as drought worsens - Part 1 Download (801.94 KB)
Reservoir struggles as drought worsens - Part 2 Download (1.25 MB)
Rocklands the king of all our reservoirs - Part 1 Download (1.17 MB)
Rocklands the king of all our reservoirs - Part 2 Download (643.05 KB)
Swamp becomes vital water asset - Part 1 Download (998.22 KB)
Swamp becomes vital water asset - Part 2 Download (1.84 MB)
Swamps turn into recreational haven - Part 1 Download (1.25 MB)
Swamps turn into recreational haven - Part 2 Download (2.34 MB)
Taylors Lake - one of the Lake Bogas - Part 1 Download (612.58 KB)
Taylors Lake - one of the Lake Bogas - Part 2 Download (425.29 KB)
The first in Australia Download (1015.55 KB)
Through time with the Mackenzie Download (2.35 MB)
Wartook water flows Download (967.89 KB)
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