The Organic Impurities of Drinking Water


    ON Thursday last Prof. Frankland delivered a discourse to the Fellows of the Chemical Society at Burlington House on the detection and analytical determination of the organic impurities in potable waters. He said that the more his inquiries into the influence of water upon the public health had extended themselves the more had he become convinced of the great importance of this application of chemical analysis to the community at large, contending that, in the interests of the public health, the bringing to perfection of this branch of analysis was worthy of the greatest efforts of chemists.

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