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History of the Water Supply of the World - arranged in a comprehensive form from eminent authorities, containing a description of the various methods of water supply, pollution and purification of waters, and sanitary effects, with analyses of potable waters, also geology and water strata of Hamilton county, Ohio, statistics of the Ohio river, proposed water supply of Cincinnati.
The original intention of this work was to arrange a treatise, in the form of a compilation, of general and local information on water supply, in all its bearings, with special reference to Cincinnati, in view of the fact that the question of a new supply would become an important one when the Markley Farm Project presented a more tangible form. As the work progressed, its scope became broader, so much so that the author was induced to depart somewhat from the original idea, and arrange the plan in a more comprehensive form for general use. To condense a large amount of information in a few pages, so as to make it interesting as well as intelligent, is a work requiring patience and diligence. While the work may be of little service to the profession, it is hoped those connected with water-works and the general reader will find sufficient compensation for the time lost in its perusal. The authorities quoted are the highest, and the general facts are from the most reliable sources. Considerable space is given to pollution of water, believing it to be the most important question that bears on the subject before us. Water-works officials will find useful information in the work, which is so frequently desired and sometimes difficult to obtain. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 66130
Author: Bell, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson)
Release Date: Aug 24, 2021
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