A project from the National Trust of WA
A self-guided drive trail between the Perth Hills and Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields. Go with the Flow. Follow the water to discover more about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme and Engineer CY O’Connor.
“Future generations, I am quite certain will think of us and bless us for our far seeing patriotism, and it will be said of us, as Isaiah said of old, ‘They made a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert”
Reservoirs built as part of the scheme served three different purposes: to act as receiving and suction tanks; to regulate flow in the main conduit and for service or storage purposes.
Click on any map section or place below to discover The Golden Pipeline.