9 Acknowledgements and References



Publications by:-

Southend Waterworks Company

Description of River Works    1929

An Illustrated Description of the Works at Langford    1948

Southend Waterworks Company    1865 to 1965

Southend Waterworks Company    1865 to 1970

Southend Waterworks Company,   Annual Laboratory Report   1931,  by  G. U. Houghton MSc.  A.I.C  and Russell G. Pelly  F.I.C.

Southend Waterworks Company   Annual Laboratory Report  1938 to 1947 by Russell G.  Pelly  F.R.I.C. Chief Chemist.

Southend Waterworks Company,   Annual Laboratory Report 1948  by A L Davis  A.R.I.C. Chief Chemist 

1938–1947, and 1948.

South Essex Waterworks Company

A Record of the Growth of the South Essex Waterworks Company  1861 to 1961

Chigwell Row Works Official opening 1967

Essex Water Company

Hanningfield Treatment Works 1974

Layer de La Haye Treatment Works 1976

Essex and Suffolk Water Company

The Langford Recycling Scheme

Welcome to the Abberton Scheme 2015

Hanningfield Joint Water Management Committee

The Hanningfield Scheme 1953

The Hanningfield Scheme 1961

Chelmsford Rural District Council Water Undertaking 1895 to 1970 by S W Harvey and J W Mowatt

Report on the Maldon Reservoir Scheme 1964 by Binnie and Partners

Lecture to The Institute of Chemistry by Russell G. Pelly F.I.C Chief Chemist, Langford 1943

Copy of Report on analysis of Blackwater Estuarine Mud by J G Slack  (Memo to Chief Engineer. 25/10/1962

Essex Water Supply  by J C Thresh, MD  1901

The Examination of Waters and Water Supplies  by J C Thresh,  2nd Edition 1913 

The Examination of Waters and Water Supplies by Ernest Victor Suckling,   5th Edition 1944

The Examination of Waters and Water Supplies, ( Thresh, Beale and Suckling, by Edwin Windle Taylor, Seventh Edition 1958

The Water Supply to the Rural Districts of Essex, Report to The County Council April 4th 1905, by John C Thresh M.D.,D.Sc  Medical Officer of Health

The Water Supply of Essex from Underground Sources by W Whittaker and J C Thresh 1916

The Purification of Water Supplies by George Bransby Williams 1946

Lecture on The Statutory Water Companies by J  Jeffrey  1981

Maldon and the Tidal Blackwater by C. A. Devall

Water Reflections by Lyonaise des Eau- Dumez

The Time Travellers Guide to Elizabethan England by  Ian Mortimer  2012

Down the Chelmer and up the Blackwater by Vernon Clarke 1978

Algae in Water Supplies by the U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare 1962

Southend Waterworks Act 1924

Southend Waterworks Act,  Extension of Works to Increase Flow 1963

Southend Waterworks Act  Repeal of Hardness Limit 1981

An Infestation by a Parthenogenetic Chironomid by D.N.Williams 1974

Gibraltar  Water Chemistry Seminar by D. N. Williams 1993

Long term trends in Essex River Water Nitrates and Hardness by J G Slack and D N Williams 1985


Zurich’s Wasserversorgung vor 1868

Maldon Crom Well by Ray Clarke

Essex Strata Map by Essex Geological Society


Miscellaneous photographs , by DNW

John Wren on Shoeburyness Tower,  by courtesy of Phil Wren