THE WATER SUPPLY TO ESSEX AND BEYOND
David N. Williams, MCIWEM., C.WEM
Dr J C Thresh, D.Sc, M.D. D.P.H. an acclaimed Analyst, who ran several analytical laboratories and published extensively on the Subject of Water Treatment and Analysis, stated in one of his early books ” Reporting of Scientific Matters, should not be left to office workers, who have little knowledge of the subject.” This is often true of self styled Historians. Following His original book Essex Water Supply published in 1901, his subsequent book The Examination of Waters and Water Supplies, first published in 1904, had later editions published by other authors, up to 1958
An overview , primarily on the subject of the Public Water Supply, with detailed histories of Chelmsford, Maldon, and Southend in Essex, the early borehole supplies and the Southend Waterworks Company. It also embraces other parts of the world, such as the cessation of rain water collection in Gibraltar, and water treatment in Borneo, with which the author was associated as a Scientist, and experienced on his subsequent travels. Included are also pictures taken in the ancient ruined cities of Petra, Jordan and Palmyra Syria of ancient structures, some Roman that can be found on page 1 Climate and Geology, in addition to pages on Rome, Borneo, Malaysia,
Not these eels.
but perhaps their little brothers, !!!!
It is estimated that there are 650 million people around the world,without a daily safe water supply, that you and I take for granted. When considering donating to a charity, please consider WATERAID. For relatively small sums, hand pumps can often be installed to provide safe clean water, which can save lives.
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The Author on his 75th Birthday at The House of Eliott Restaurant in Ghent, Belgium, which specialises in Lobster dishes.