2013, English, Book, Illustrated, Map edition: Melbourne's water catchments : perspectives on a world-class water supply / James I Viggers, Haylee J. Weaver and David B. Lindenmayer. Viggers, James I., (author.)

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Melbourne's water catchments : perspectives on a world-class water supply / James I Viggers, Haylee J. Weaver and David B. Lindenmayer
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/198299100
Physical Description
  • viii, 131 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits, plans ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Collingwood, VIC CSIRO Publishing, [2013]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Melbourne's water catchments : perspectives on a world-class water supply /​ James I Viggers, Haylee J. Weaver and David B. Lindenmayer.
Author
  • Viggers, James I., (author.)
Other Authors
  • Weaver, Haylee J., (author.)
  • Lindenmayer, David, (author.)
Published
  • Collingwood, VIC CSIRO Publishing, [2013]
Copyright
  • ©2013.
Content Types
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • viii, 131 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits, plans ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Adult
Summary
  • This book charts the history of the water catchments and water supply for the city of Melbourne, which has many unique aspects that are a critical part of the history of Melbourne, Victoria and Australia. Much of the development of the water supply system was many decades ahead of its time and helped buffer the city of Melbourne from major diseases, droughts and water shortages. The authors present a chronology of the evolution of the catchment and water supply system pre-1900 to today. They discuss major developments, policies, and construction and management activities. Each chapter is illustrated with historical black and white images as well as newly taken photos that contrast present scenes with those from the past. Chapters also include many fascinating stories of life within the water catchments and working for the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. Finally, the book includes many extraordinary insights into current and future issues with Melbourne's water supply, including issues associated with the highly controversial North-South Pipeline and the desalination plant. --Publisher website.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Early history: pre-1900 to 1960
  • ch. 1 Pre-1900
  • Water for a new settlement
  • Blackburn's water supply ideas
  • The Yan Yean scheme
  • Challenges to maintaining adequate water supply
  • Diversion of the Watts River and construction of the Maroondah Aqueduct
  • Continued growth of Melbourne
  • Links between water quality, human activity and disease
  • The Royal Commission into the Sanitary Condition of Melbourne
  • ch. 2 1901 to 1939
  • `Enemies of water supply': drought and rapid population growth
  • The Acheron option
  • New water supplies: the O'Shannassy River and augmentation of the Maroondah system
  • New water supplies: the O'Shannassy River
  • 1920s: further expansion of water infrastructure
  • Ritchie's ideas for Melbourne's water and securing of supply options
  • Commencement of the Upper Yarra scheme
  • Bushfires: 1939 Black Friday fires
  • ch. 3 1940 to 1960
  • Aftermath of the 1939 bushfires
  • Contents note continued: Integrity of the water supply: protection from disease
  • Expansion of the Upper Yarra scheme: the reservoir
  • pt. 2 1961 to 2012: a water man's perspective
  • ch. 4 1961 to 1984
  • 1962: `The future water supply' report
  • The 1967-68 drought
  • Additional infrastructure and water supply options
  • New water supply infrastructure for Melbourne
  • Commencement of the Thomson River scheme
  • Fluoridation of Melbourne's water
  • Sugarloaf Reservoir and Winneke Treatment Plant: construction and controversy
  • Additional options to secure Melbourne's water supply
  • Bushfires in the catchments: the Ash Wednesday fires of February 1983
  • ch. 5 1985 to 2012
  • Water supply strategies: 1986 and 1991
  • The water catchment forests
  • The end of the MMBW
  • Prolonged drought: 1997-2009
  • The North-South Pipeline
  • Desalination plant
  • Utilising the new infrastructure: the North-South Pipeline v. the desalination plant
  • Contents note continued: Were there potential alternatives to the North-South Pipeline and the desalination plant?
  • ch. 6 The future
  • Water availability and distribution
  • Demand for water
  • Water supply strategies and options: the need for advance planning
  • Future threats to water supply
  • Logging and other forest values
  • Environmental impacts
  • The development of the water supply system.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-126) and index.
  • Also available via the World Wide Web.
Access Conditions
  • Online full text access is restricted to licenced institutions.
Technical Details
  • System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser. Downloading of an entire book requires Adobe Digital Editions. Use of bookmarks requires individual registration with Amigo Reader.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9781486300068 (pbk.)
Dewey Number
  • 333.910099451
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