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Water Supply and Health

Nature volume 154, pages 660662 (25 November 1944) | Download Citation



IN his Chadwick Lecture, delivered on October 3, on the "Treatment of Water in Peace and War", Lord Amulree gave a history of water supply, discussed its effect on the health of the community and described the various processes of purification which are applied to a water supply in order to render it epidemiologically safe and acceptable to the consumer, and the special precautions that have been taken during the War to protect it against war hazards.

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