"La Machine Eau" Top 5 Page for this destination Mons Things to Do Tip by Muya

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  Building of the former "Machine Eaux"
by Muya

On our way back from the Waux Hall, we came across this place I had never noticed ! This "water machine" was build at the time the stream Trouille was rerouted. It's aim was to distribute drinkable water to the inhabitants by using a paddle wheel and a steam engine, which activated the water pumps. The machine stopped working completely around 1961. And now it is used as a rehearsal room for bands.

Address: Boulevard Dolez

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  • Updated Oct 1, 2004
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