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inlows breifly return to a historic average of about 600000billion liters.they recover to just over 60 %
the amount of water that flows into major reserviors suddenly drops to only a third of the levels, which began a new long term trend.
the sugar loaf project which includs a pumping stationand a water treatment plat was finished. increasing the capasity by another 95000 liters.
first advertisment canpagian was lanched to change peoples attitudes about wasting water. also dual flush toilets became compulsory for any new instllation
the growing demands of the western suburbs ment that a 27000 million liter resevior was built in greenvale
the upper yarra resirvior completed in which tripled the amount of water to 300000 million liters.
a very hot summer imposed the first water ristriction which was issued in 1937-1938.
Melbournes population rised to 7000 they installed water pumps in th northan bank of th Yarra river. they sold them in barrels door to door for 3 shillings a barrel in todays money is 30 cents for 550 liters
for the first attempt at settlement they had 6 big wooden barrels in the ground to tap the water for 400 convics,mariens and free settlers.