State Library of NSW
[Tuesday January 18 1916]
The Water here is obtained from 4 sources-1. One is a Cistern built by the Romans & dependent on the rainfall, cannot be relied on & is very hard to find2. Underground springs deep & requiring proper pumping appliances.3. Sand Wells like Riverina (4) unreliable small supply.Went Cairo per horse & Train a long wearisome journey on duty for missing Equipment & paid 10 PT = 2/s for a Bath on arrival- Sore lips & sore eyes from the drifting sand
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