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Ashbury - water tower

The Ashbury water tower is a heritage-listed water tower located at Holden Street, Ashbury, City of Canterbury-Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia. It was designed and built by the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage and completed in 1912. Ashbury - water tower / @ Toby Hudson The Ashbury water tower is a cylindrical brick structure with a concrete roof. It is 17.5 metres (57 ft) tall and has a capacity of 1.12 megalitres (247,000 imp gal; 294,000 US gal). The tower is supported by four concrete columns and has a spiral staircase that leads to the top. The Ashbury water tower is a significant example of early 20th century water supply engineering. It is also a prominent landmark in the Ashbury area.  The Ashbury water tower was decommissioned from service in 2004, but it remains a significant heritage landmark. The tower is currently owned by Sydney Water and is leased to the Ashbury Water Tower Community Group. The group is working to restore and preserve the tower and t

Perth - Coolbellup - Water tower

 In the Perth suburb of Coolbellup, there is a reinforced concrete water tower, built in 1966. The water tower can hold 5700 liters of water. The structure consists of a reinforced concrete support shaft, pillars and a massive head that houses the water tank. Perth - Coolbellup - Water tower / User:Orderinchaos