Fetching Water in Melbourne

Mike and Kim only drink fresh spring water sourced from a mountain spring ninety minutes drive from their suburban home. Mike and Kim with a full ute-load of water. They, and many others, believe that the spring water tastes better and is healthier than the treated Melbourne scheme water. 

The water jar is empty... a trip to the mountain spring is needed

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Mike loads the empty water containers onto the ute

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Mike loads the empty water containers onto the ute

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Set the GPS while daffy looks on

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The lush Victorian forest near the spring

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Mike and Kim take a lunch up to the spring. It is a popular spot on a weekend, often with a queue for the water.

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The spring is directed into this metal pipe. It flows constantly and excess water is allowed to drain away naturally

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Mike's container fills from the spring pipe. The spring drains into the metal pipe and excess water is allowed to drain away naturally

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Two fill pipes allow for double filling. Another man waits for his container to fill as Mike caps a full jerry can

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