Historical information

The Heywood Water Board was constituted on 1 July 1984 under the Water And Sewerage(Restructuring) Act 1983 and amalgamated the previous authorities of Heywood Waterworks Trust and the Heywood Sewerage Authority. The Heywood Water Board was abolished on 1 July 1994 under the Water Act 1989 when it amalgamated with Port Fairy Water Board and Portland Water Board to form Portland Coast Regional Water Authority.


A cast iron seal press, . This was used by Heywood Water Board to emboss agreements and official documents. Die is still attached to the press. It reads: Heywood Water Board 1984

Physical description

Antique cast iron seal embossing press , painted brown colour, silver coloured metal die

Inscriptions & markings

Heywood Water Board 1984