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Author Russell, Geoffrey Brain.

Title Water for gold! : the fight to quench Central Victoria's goldfields / Geoffrey Russell.

Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.61099454 RUSS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 288 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Thesis notes Orignally published as a Thesis (Ph.D.) -- La Trobe University, 2007.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 251-257.
Summary This book documents the fascinating 27 year long battle to slake Central Victoria's thirst by building the Coliban system of waterworks, an engineering marvel that still supplies Bendigo and Castlemaine to this day.
Subject Gold mines and mining -- Victoria -- 1851-1891.
Water-supply -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- History.
Water-supply -- Victoria -- Coliban River Region -- History.
Water resources development -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- History.
Land use, Rural -- Victoria -- Bendigo Region.
ISBN 9781921509391 (pbk.)