This Day in History: 1900-06-05

The firm Lewis and Reid submitted the lowest tender to construct the Newcastle water supply reservoir on the hill (Mt. Pelham) above the town. The reservoir was designed by the Public Works Dept. Work had commenced by July.

West Australian, 6 June 1900, p.4.
Northam advertiser, 25 July 1900, p.3; 11 Aug. 1900, p.2.