Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. (1891-1990)

Also known as
Board of Works (Melbourne, Vic.).
Board of Works Melbourne Vic. (1891-1990)
M.M.B.W.
Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works.
Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. State of Victoria. (1891-1990)
MMBW. (1891-1990)
State of Victoria. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. (1891-1990)
Victoria. Board of Works.
Victoria. Board of Works. (1891-1990)
Victoria. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works.
Victoria. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. (1891-1990)
Function
Advisory or Regulatory Body; Works; Public Utilities
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36067968
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-612713

Biographies

The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) was established in 1891. The MMBW was responsible for ensuring that the Melbourne area had 'an adequate supply of pure water and an efficient sanitation system'.

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In 1991 the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works absorbed the Emerald District Water Board, Dandenong-Springvale Water Board, Dandenong Valley and Westernport Authority, Lang Lang Water Board, Mornington Peninsula and District Water Board, Pakenham Water Board, and Dandenong Valley and Western Port Authority. In 1992 it changed its name to Melbourne Water. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Engineers, Metropolitan Board of Works
    Engineering Heritage Branch, Institution of Engineers, Australia
    Published: 2001
    Series: Engineering Heritage Victoria
  3. 3.23.3 Commissioners of Sewers and Water Supply 1853-c.1860 Melbourne Sewerade and Water Supply Department, Department of Public Works, Board of Land and Works, c.1860-1891 Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works 1891+ [VA 1007]
    Public Record Office of Victoria
    Published: 1985
    Series: List of Holdings 1985: Public Record Office
  4. VA 1007 Melbourne Water Corporation [known as Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works to 1992] 1891-ct
    Published: Public Record Office Victoria, 2002
    Series: Public Record Office Victoria online catalogue
  5. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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