lake Mulwala Continued
While on the lake theme I went through my albums to find these old photo's taken when the lake was empty
The lake has been drained 13 times over the years to varying extents, to allow for maintenance of the weir structure, the latest draining took place between May and August 2002. The reason for this particular draining was to earthquake-proof the weir. After the Newcastle earthquake some years ago, it was discovered that many weirs in that region became unstable due to that devastating earthquake to ensure that the Yarrawonga Weir remains stable under such circumstances.
The weirThe Paradise Queen high and dry