John Monash: Engineering enterprise prior to WW1

Mortlake Service Reservoir ("Standpipe"), 1916

A tall narrow cylinder, rising from ground level, heavily streaked with efflorescence.

Photo: c.1997.

The drawings for this tank show it covered by a flat concrete slab plus a shed roof protecting a rectangular opening in the middle of the slab.

Index of Tanks. [Return to]
Overview of the major Tanks and Silos. [Return to]
Story of Mortlake Standpipe.

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