We were enjoying an afternoon drive when we spotted the sign for Ballan Mineral Spring and detoured to check it out. We were not expecting much given our previous experience of mineral springs!
It's good that we didn't have high expectations, though of the several sites sampled it's water was probably the least unpleasant!
Erin tasted some from the initial pumping, whereas Nick and I waiting till more water had cleared the pipe. A wise decision!
As we were getting ready to leave a family rocked up with about 20 two-litre PET bottles and two large 15-litre containers.
They travel out from Melbourne to stock up for a couple of months! At their last visit, the pump was dry and they thought they'd need to find a new spring to use, so were very happy to see this one back in action. (Yes, we thought them very keen)!