Ouyen Lake celebrations: Lake the centre of Ouyen life

Ouyen Inc chair Scott Anderson was glad to see the Ouyen Lake project finally come to fruition. Picture: Ben Gross

Ouyen Inc chair Scott Anderson was glad to see the Ouyen Lake project finally come to fruition. Picture: Ben Gross

OUYEN residents are still in disbelief that after two decades of lobbying, planning and hard work they now have their own recreational lake.

The Ouyen Lake officially opened to the public on Friday evening with almost every man and his dog in attendance at the celebration.

Residents had been so determined to get the lake that local Faye Nihill vowed that if it ever became a reality she would celebrate with a skinny dip.

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