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Contract let for Phillip pool heating

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ETC»NATIONAL CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION220 NORTHBOURNE AVENUE. CANBERRA. A.C.T.. 2601P.O. Box 373. Canberra City, 2601 Teiephone:4801ll. Area Code:062 Telegram s:’Comdev’'C anberra-CONTRACT LET FOR PHILLIP POOL HEATINGThe National Capital Development Commission has awarded a $32,000 contract for the provision of heating equipment at the Phillip Swimming Centre to GUYNC0 Pty. Ltd., of Queanbeyan. . 'Work on the project is expected to begin next week for completion by early March, next year. There will be no interruption to swimming activities at the pool centre.A spokesman for the N.C.D.C. said the contract provided for the installation of two light diesel oil boilers. These would be used to heat the Olympic and training pool areas. Care had been taken in the design and planning stage to ensure the control of exhaust gases from the boilers to keep the area free from smoke.The heating project is an experiment to gauge public reaction following consultation with the Advisory Council. The length of the extension of the season for the pool will be determined by the amount of use given the centre by swimmers. .Attendances at the centre after the heating equipment is installed will be monitored to provide information for further pool-heating planning.26 NOVEMBER, 1973