Wyndham History

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Melbourne's first water supply tower made of cast iron now at the MMBW Farm, Werribee.It was removed from East Melbourne where it supplied drinking water to Melbourne in the 1850s and re-erected at Cocoroc in 1892 to be used as a back-up supply in…

Turning of the first sod of the outfall sewer at the MMBW on 19 May 1892. The ceremony took place near the site of the aquaduct where it crosses the Werribee River. Lord Hopetoun, Governor of Victoria, is the man with the spade.

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