Water-Supply and Public Health Engineering

1st Edition

Denis Smith

Published March 31, 1999
Reference - 428 Pages
ISBN 9780860787549 - CAT# Y283643
Series: Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

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This volume traces the evolution of the concept of Public Health and reveals the importance of political will and public spending in this field of civil engineering. Design, construction, operation and maintenance of water-supply and main drainage works are discussed. The period covered extends from Roman engineering through to the early 20th century, with examples from Europe, America and Japan.


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