Cowies Hill lights up!

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Wyndham City Council has secured $150,000 in funding through the Suburban Revitalisation Program. This will fund a new lighting installation which will project art, animation and colourful designs on to the Cowies Hill water Tower in Tarneit.

Located on the corner of Annaliese Street and Pauline Way, the Cowies Hill Water Tower sits on top of a small hill and is a prominent piece of local infrastructure visible 360 degrees across Tarneit.

The project site primarily focuses on the water tower itself, which is situated on Melbourne Water grounds, but is owned and maintained by Greater Western Water.

This project is being delivered in partnership with:

  • Greater Western Water
  • Melbourne Water; and
  • Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.

Water tower lighting projection

Lights are fully programmable, so brightness levels can be adjusted. Lights will be snooted (contain covers) to ensure light is directed only onto the surface of the water tower, and so that the source of the light is shielded from view from the surrounding houses. In other words, only the illuminated surface would be seen.

How to get involved

Help us design future programming by telling us what themes and days of significance you want to celebrate on the tower along with any other create ideas.

Submit your idea below and vote for other ideas you support.

Future lighting design