WA – Work underway to upgrade the iconic Mundaring Weir

View time-lapse photography of the steel pipe being placed into the intake tower.

  • About 180 local workers involved in $14 million project to modernise historic dam
  • 400 tonne crane lifts 40m-long steel pipe into intake tower
  • The South-West of WA is one of three places in the world most impacted by climate change

A project to upgrade one of Western Australia’s most iconic dams has reached a major milestone this month when a 42 tonne steel pipe was lifted into the Mundaring Weir’s intake tower.