Water Supply: Considered Principally from a Sanitary Standpoint (Classic Reprint)

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Normal and Polluted Waters. Peaty, Brown, and Swamp Waters. Paludal Poisoning. Saw-dust Water. Odors and Tastes found in Waters. Wholesomeness of Hard Waters. Influence of Turbidity upon Health. Relation between Turbidity and Presence of Bacteria. Sewage-polluted Waters. Analyses of Sundry Epidemics of Cholera and Typhoid-fever. Relation of Typhoid-fever Death rate to Improved Water-supply. Drinking-water of India and China. Power of Water to Carry Specific Disease. Viability of the Cholera and Typhoid Germs. Sterilizing Action of Sunlight. Action of Cold upon Bacteria. Statistics as to Sources of Typhoid Fever. Typhoid Fever and Rainfall. Estimated Yearly Tax Levied upon the Com munity by Typhoid Fever.

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