Sanitary Work In The Smaller Towns And In Villages

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byCharles Slagg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the quantity used for domestic and public sanitary purposes together, but it so completely depends upon the necessities of the locality that nothing definite can be stated for it. Whatever it may be in any locality it is to be added to the quantities given above. For trades'purposes, water is mostly supplied by meter and charged at a price per thousand gallons. Supposing the quantity required for trades' purposes to be one-third of the quantity required for domestic and public sanitary purposes together, the total quantity would be from twenty gallons to twenty-seven gallons per head of the population per day, accordingly as the occupation of the bulk of the people is not, or is, a dirty one. And these would be the quantities where the house-fittings are of good construction and where proper precautions are taken to prevent waste. They are far less than the actual quantities supplied in many towns, but the surplus is wasted. The late Mr. James Simpson supplied to the Royal Commission on Water Supply a list of fifteen towns in which the average quantity is 21 gallons for domestic purposes, and 22 gallons for all purposes; and Mr. Baternan supplied a list of eight or ten towns in which the average domestic supply is 25£ gallons, and the total supply 30£ gallons per head per day. In these averages the quantity taken for other than domestic purposes is about one-fifth of the domestic supply; but it is to be remembered that the quantity set down as for domestic purposes is not a measured quantity, but is the result of deducting the trade supplies from the total known supply, and therefore includes the waste, which, in some towns where the house fittings are of old construction, is very great; and when waste is prevented the fixed quantity...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the quantity used for domestic and public sanitary purposes together, but it so completely depends upon the necessities...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217986714

ISBN - 13:9780217986717

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