Two weeks only till we mark 100 years of Harnessing the River Murray.

Stone laying ceremony 1915 04 05

Stone laying ceremony 1915 06 05 Photo: State Library of South Australia


Are you able to attend?
You are invited to join the Honourable Ian Hunter MLC at an event to celebrate the centenary of the laying of the foundation stone at Lock One at Blanchetown.
A book on the history of the installation of locks one to nine, titled Harnessing the River Murray: stories of the people who built Locks 1 to 9, 1915-1935, written by Mildura-based historian, Helen Stagg, will also be launched at the ceremony.When: Friday 5 June, 2015
Time: 11am.
Lunch will be provided at approximately 12.30pm following official proceedings
Where: Lock One, Blanchetown, South Australia
Dress: Smart casual (or period costume)
RSVP: Friday 28 May, 2015 to SA Water’s River Murray Operations office:
PO Box 546, Berri SA 5343 communications@sawater.com.au