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Melton Weir (17,000 mega litres)

Citation

Ron Rixon, “Melton Weir (17,000 mega litres),” Wyndham History, accessed July 10, 2020, http://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/319.
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Description

This weir is used for the control of irrigation to the Werribee agricultural area, and is also used as a major control in times of flood. When the water level raises to one metre in the Lederderg Gorge water is released from the Melton Reservoir to control flooding in the lower reaches of the Werribee River.

Source

Ron Rixon

Description

This weir is used for the control of irrigation to the Werribee agricultural area, and is also used as a major control in times of flood. When the water level raises to one metre in the Lederderg Gorge water is released from the Melton Reservoir to control flooding in the lower reaches of the Werribee River.

Title

Melton Weir (17,000 mega litres)

Creator

Ron Rixon

Source

Ron Rixon

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Date

20 January 1984

Format

image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Ron Rixon 018

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