IAH/AIG 2014 Fieldtrip: Ballarat Area

AIG and IAH invite you to attend this year’s joint field trip to be held on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November 2014. The trip will examine aspects of the hydrogeology, geology and mine and municipal water management in the Ballarat area. There will be a combination of all four topics on each day and an early morning tour on Saturday morning for early birds and those who stay overnight in Ballarat. The guide on the tour will be Mr Phillip Kinghorn (Independent Geological Contractor).

Proposed Itinerary

Friday 28th November

9:30 Meet bus at Ballarat Railway Station (for those who come by train)

9:50 Meet bus at Warrenheip (for those who come by car)

10:00 – 12:00 Black Hill Lookout – local geology

Norman Street Cutting (walk around)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (central Ballarat)

13:00 – 15:00 CGT Ballarat Gold Project Tailings dams, stormwater dissipation dams etc

15:00 – 16:00 Gnar Creek Retention Basin, Ring Road Groundwater Wellfield (urban supply).

16:30 Bus returns to Ballarat Railway Station in time for 17:15 coach service to Melbourne

17:00 Bus returns to Warrenheip

Saturday 29th November

7:00 – 9:00 Gong Reservoir (for those who stay overnight)

8:35 Meet bus at Ballarat Railway Station (for those who come by train)

8:50 Meet bus at Warrenheip (for those who come by car)

9:00 – 12:00 Imery’s Mine and Lal Lal Falls

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (Buninyong)

13:00 – 16:00 Mt Buninyong Lookout

Redan Wetlands

16:30 Bus returns to Ballarat Railway Station in time for 17:06 train to Melbourne

17:00 Bus returns to Warrenheip

Registration

AIG/IAH member

Single Day / Both Days

$44.00 / $66.00

Non-member

Single Day / Both Days

$55.00 / $77.00

To register follow this link

An information flyer can be found aig-iah_fieldtrip-2014_flyer_01_v4

 

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