The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer, Vol. 50

The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer, Vol. 50 : July 7 to December 29, 1916 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer, Vol. 50: July 7 to December 29, 1916 The storage reservoir; owing to its somewhat large surface area (22 acres) in comparison with its storage capacity gallon-s), lends itself in hot weather to the growth of algae and minute forms of water life. A certain amount of peat discoloration had also to be dealt with. Examinations of the raw water for bacteria-showed variations between the best and worst results which were not entirely neg ligible, more especially after a dry period, followed by a flushing of the. Catchment area in times of heavy rain. The period of sedimentation to which the water is subject while in storage renders the duty of the plant somewhat easy in comparison to many waters dealt with by mechanical filters. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 644 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 33mm | 848g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243166753
  • 9780243166756