NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

1st February, 1903 : A large party of Federal and State politicians arrived in Western Australia for the opening of the Gold Fields Water Supply Scheme today and received a civic welcome in Perth this evening. The 30-inch pipeline, 359 miles long and linking Perth and Coolgardie, was designed by Mr Charles O’Connor and is the first major water supply line to be established in Australia.

[ Today the Greenies would have a fit and our cowardly politicians would obey them – no water ]

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