Saturday, 22 March 2014

The New Bore(s)?!

Thargomindah's water supply is provided by a sealed bore, just out of town. The "new" bore was started in 1999, to replace the original one which had been in use since 1893.

I particularly wanted to see the Hydro Power Plant but we'd lucked out - again!  As well as the usual summer-time maintenance, the old bore is to be permanently capped (which involves blasting and a then a large volume of cement).  There is still hope for another Thargomindah visit before May and hopefully we'll get to see the famous Hydro Power Plant then! Third time/visit lucky?!

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