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William Thwaites (engineer)

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William Thwaites (1853–1907) was a civil engineer working in Melbourne, Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. [1]

45 relations: Australians, Broken Creek, Carlo Catani, Caulfield, Victoria, Central Australia Railway, Condah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Dights Falls, Essendon, Victoria, Frederick McCoy, Gippsland Lakes, Institution of Civil Engineers, James Mansergh, John Coode (engineer), Koo-Wee-Rup Swamp, Little Collins Street, Melbourne, London, Melbourne, Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Melbourne General Cemetery, Merri Creek, Moonee Ponds Creek, Port Augusta, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Preston, Victoria, Public Works Department (Victoria), Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, San Remo, Victoria, Sanitary sewer, Scienceworks (Melbourne), South Australian Railways, Spring Street, Melbourne, Swan Island (Victoria), The Argus (Melbourne), Toorourrong Reservoir, University of Melbourne, Victorian Institute of Engineers, Victorian Railways, Water supply and sanitation in Australia, West Melbourne Swamp, Western Treatment Plant, William Charles Kernot, William Davidson (engineer), Yan Yean, Victoria, Yarra River.

Australians

Australians, colloquially known as Aussies, are people associated with Australia, sharing a common history, culture, and language (Australian English).

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Broken Creek

Broken Creek is a creek in northern Victoria, Australia.

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Carlo Catani

Carlo Giorgio Domenico Enrico Catani (22 April 1852 – 20 July 1918) was a civil engineer who worked in Australia for the Victorian Government for the majority of his career.

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Caulfield, Victoria

Caulfield is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, south-east of Melbourne's central business district.

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Central Australia Railway

| The former Central Australia Railway was originally a 1241 km narrow gauge (3'6") railway between Adelaide and Alice Springs.

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Condah

Condah is a small town in south west Victoria, Australia and is located on the Henty Highway north of Heywood.

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Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Dights Falls

Dights Falls is a rapids and weir on the Yarra River Melbourne, Victoria, just downstream of the junction with the Merri Creek.

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Essendon, Victoria

Essendon /ˈɛsǝndǝn/, is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 km north-west of Melbourne's central business district.

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Frederick McCoy

Sir Frederick McCoy (1817 – 16 May 1899), was an Irish palaeontologist, zoologist, and museum administrator, active in Australia.

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Gippsland Lakes

The Gippsland Lakes are a network of lakes, marshes and lagoons in east Gippsland, Victoria, Australia covering an area of about.

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

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James Mansergh

James Mansergh FRS (29 Apr 1834 – 15 Jun 1905) was an English civil engineer.

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John Coode (engineer)

Sir John Coode (11 November 1816 – 2 March 1892), English civil engineer, known for harbour works.

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Koo-Wee-Rup Swamp

The Koo-Wee-Rup Swamp was a large freshwater swamp located to the south east of Melbourne, Victoria.

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Little Collins Street, Melbourne

Little Collins Street is a minor street in the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (M.M.B.W.) was a public utility board in Melbourne, Australia, set up to provide water supply, sewerage and sewage treatment functions for the city.

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Melbourne General Cemetery

The Melbourne General Cemetery is a large (43 hectare) necropolis located north of the city of Melbourne in the suburb of Carlton North.

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Merri Creek

The Merri Creek is a waterway in southern parts of Victoria, Australia, which flows through the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

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Moonee Ponds Creek

The Moonee Ponds Creek is a creek and major tributary of the Yarra River running through urban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia from northern to inner suburbs.

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Port Augusta

Port Augusta is a small city in South Australia.

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Port Melbourne, Victoria

Port Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km south-west from Melbourne's Melbourne central business district.

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Preston, Victoria

Preston is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 km north from Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Public Works Department (Victoria)

The Public Works Department was a government agency which operated in Victoria between 1855 and 1987.

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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites - Melbourne and Cranbourne.

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San Remo, Victoria

San Remo is a town in southern Victoria, Australia in the Gippsland region.

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Sanitary sewer

A sanitary sewer or "foul sewer" is an underground carriage system specifically for transporting sewage from houses and commercial buildings through pipes to treatment facilities or disposal.

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Scienceworks (Melbourne)

Scienceworks is a world-renowned science museum in Melbourne, Australia.

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South Australian Railways

South Australian Railways was the statutory corporation through which the Government of South Australia built and operated railways in South Australia from 1854 until March 1978, when its non-urban railways were incorporated into Australian National, and its Adelaide urban lines were transferred to the State Transport Authority.

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Spring Street, Melbourne

Spring Street is a major street in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

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Swan Island (Victoria)

Swan Island is a 1.4 km2 sand barrier island which, with Duck Island and the Edwards Point spit, separate Swan Bay from Port Phillip in Victoria, Australia.

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The Argus (Melbourne)

The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957.

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Toorourrong Reservoir

Toorourrong Reservoir is a small water supply reservoir located on the southern slopes of the Great Dividing Range approximately north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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Victorian Institute of Engineers

The Victorian Institute of Engineers (VIE) was founded in 1883 in Melbourne, Victoria Australia.

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Victorian Railways

The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.

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Water supply and sanitation in Australia

As the country's supply of freshwater is increasingly vulnerable to droughts, possibly as a result of climate change, there is an emphasis on water conservation and various regions have imposed restrictions on the use of water.

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West Melbourne Swamp

The West Melbourne Swamp also known as Batman's Swamp, was a large saltwater wetland located to the west of the city of Melbourne, Victoria.

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Western Treatment Plant

The Western Treatment Plant (formerly the Metropolitan Sewage Farm or, more commonly, the Werribee Sewage Farm) of Melbourne Water, is a sewage treatment plant in Cocoroc, Victoria, Australia, west of Melbourne’s central business district, on the coast of Port Phillip Bay.

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William Charles Kernot

William Charles Kernot (16 June 1845 – 14 March 1909), was an Australian engineer, first professor of engineering at the University of Melbourne and president of the Royal Society of Victoria.

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William Davidson (engineer)

William Davidson (1844–1920), was an Australian civil engineer, who headed the Melbourne Water Supply department, and was responsible for important improvements to Melbourne's water supply system during sustained periods of drought.

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Yan Yean, Victoria

Yan Yean is a locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 38 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district.

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Yarra River

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Thwaites_(engineer)

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