Engineering and Contracting Volume 45

Engineering and Contracting Volume 45

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...waste may be granted by the State Commission of Health under stipulated conditions, permits to be recorded in the county clerk's ofiice and copy sent to local board of health. If the effluent is not detrimental to health, permit shall be issued, such permits to be for a period not over two years and revocable or subject to modification after hearing. (The Indiana and Pennsylvania law relative to permits is similar to this). Local authorities are required to report annually to the State Board on blanks furnished. Violations of stream pollution laws are to be heard by the State Commissioner of Health and action shall be brought in court by the board of health for the penalty prescribed by law. The statute provides that nothing therein shall modify the common law rights of riparian owners. The following is an example of the attitude of the New York State Board of Health. The policy is that hereafter no person, corporation nor municipality will be permitted to discharge sewage (from a new outlet) into the Oswego River, its main tributaries nor the lakes in the drainage area unless it has-been given a. "prcliminar-_v treatment." The treatment required will vary with local conditions and may change from time to time, but in general it will fall into two classes? (1) Where the sewage is to go into lakes not used as public water supplies it must be so treated as to remove "all solid and suspended matter" and to prevent "odors or other offense" in the vicinity of the points of discharge. (2) Sewage going into the Oswego River, into such oi' its main branches as are outlets to lakes, and into lakes used for public water supply. must previously be subjected to a "complete process of purification," which...
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  • Paperback | 706 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,238g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763289
  • 9781236763280