Congressional Edition Volume 5476

Congressional Edition Volume 5476

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...63 General principles 63 Artesian wells in the Blue Grass region 64 Recovery of underground water 66 Natural recovery 66 Artificial recovery 68 Wells 68 Well casings 70 Methods of raising water 70 Collection and storage of rain water 71 Cisterns 71 Reservoirs 72 Municipal water supplies 73 Sources of supply 73 Surface water 73 Underground water 73 Comparative value of underground and surface supplies 74 Pollution of underground water in the Lexington limestone 75 Notes on city supplies 82 Water resources of the Blue Grass region--Continued. Page. Mineral waters of the Blue Grass region 86 Character of the waters 86 Production "0 County conditions 90 Anderson County 90 Boone County 92 Bourbon County 97 Boyle County 99 Bracken County 102 Campbell County 104 Carroll County 106 Clark County 108 Fayette County 111 Fleming County Franklin County "-Gallatin County 121 Garrard County 123 Grant County 126 Harrison County I28 Henry County 130 Jessamine County l2 Kenton County Madison County I38 Mason County "1 Mercer County 143 Nicholas County 145 Oldham County 146 Owen County 148 Pendleton County "9 Robertson County 150 Scott County 152 Shelby County 155 Trimble County 157 Woodford County 159 Wells and well records "'0 Quality of the underground waters of the Blue Grass region, by Chase Palmer. 184 Introduction 84 Acknowledgments 184 Industrial uses of water 185 Importance of quality 185 Steam making 185 Corrosion and scale 186 Salutary effect of scale 186 Action on boilers of ordinary minerals in water 188 Correctives of scale 190 Soap making 191 Laundering 192 Ice manufacture 194 Brewing and distilling 195 Comparative hardness of Blue Grass waters 197 Field assays of water 199 Quality of the underground waters of the Blue Grass...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236627857
  • 9781236627858