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Water Meter

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Description
Meter for attachment to dethridge wheel to measure megalitres of water. This type attached to the wheel and revolves with it. (Older type attached to the axle) This one is for a large wheel.
Size
13 x 8.5 x 4 cm
Object Registration
W0216
Keywords
irrgation, dethridge wheel
Historical information
This type of meter replaced earlier models with registered acre feet (now megalitres). approx 1980. Meters on wheels have been used for approx 80 years
When Made
1980+
Inscriptions & Markings
S.R.W.S.C
M.L
L.M.O
I.D. No-MD070942
Last updated
10 Sep 2018 at 1:40PM