Pool tanks built for testing

$17m aquatic project is cranking along to plan
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WATER TIGHT: Aquatics project manager Allan Thrum inspects the filled 50 metre outdoor pool on Monday morning. Some 2,247,000 litres of water has been pumped into the pool tank to test it for leakages this week. PHOTOS: Jeff Zeuschner

WORK on the Rural City of Wangaratta’s new $17 million aquatic project adjoining the existing Wangaratta Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre is continuing to progress well.

The centrepiece of the project – the new 50 metre outdoor heated pool – was filled with water last Friday and is currently being tested for any leaks.

Some 2,247,000 litres of water was pumped into the pool tank for the week-long testing which started on Monday, which once completed, will see the pool drained to start a 28-day curing cycle prior to tiling.

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