This Day in History: 1908-01-31
Water from the Northam section of Goldfields Water Supply Scheme reached Newcastle and flowed into the 1,000 gallon back pressure tank on Mt. Pelham. A 10,000 gallon reservoir had also been constructed with a 100,000 gallon reservoir planned for a later date.
Newcastle herald, 30 Nov. 1907, p.4; 1 Feb. 1908, p.5.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.353.