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Wildlife flies into tower plan

Posted: 2pm 07 Apr 2021

Unitywater has unveiled the winning artwork for Beachmere Water Tower, as chosen by the local community.

Almost 1000 residents helped select the winning design by voting online or in person, with 86 percent favouring the Coastal Wildlife concept with local flora and fauna.

Unitywater Manager Communications and Engagement Jana Dore said, in response to community feedback, the final design will incorporate the yellow-tailed black cockatoo.

The winning design for the community artwork on Beachmere Water Tower.

Late change

“Some of our eagle-eyed customers made sure the most common species of black cockatoo was used, which featured a red tail in our original concept,” Ms Dore said.

“An avian expert confirmed the bird that calls Beachmere home is in fact the yellow-tailed black cockatoo and we worked with our artists to change the colours accordingly.

“We thank those who brought this to our attention and the broader community for helping us pick a winner.”

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Bongaree Water Tower
Woorim Water Tower
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Back of Wamuran Pump Station
Kallangur Water Tower
Ferny Hills Reservoir
Ferny Hills Reservoir
Ferny Hills Reservoir
Caboolture Water Tower
Caboolture Water Tower

Celebration

Ms Dore said work to prepare the tower for painting had begun, with its completion to coincide with Beachmere’s 150th birthday celebrations in May.

“Once completed, it will join Unitywater’s other key sites on the Community Artwork Trail, which people can already visit,” Ms Dore said.

See other community artwork in the gallery of pictures above.

For more information, visit communityhub.unitywater.com/beachmere-water-tower

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