A comprehensive treatise on the water supply of cities and towns :
with numerous specifications of existing waterworks, fifty double plates and upwards of two hundred and fifty illustrations on wood /
by William Humber.
|Main Creator:||Humber, William, 1821-1881.|
|Published / Created:||
London : C. Lockwood and co., 1876.
Physical description: xiv, 378 p., 51 pl. : col. ill. ; 38 x 30 cm. (large and 4to)
Table of Contents:
- Historical sketch
- Water and foreign matter
- Rainfall and evaporation
- Springs and waterbearing formations
- Flow of water
- Selection of source
- Pumps and machinery
- Meters, service, and house fittings
- Law and economy of waterworks
- Constant and intermittent supply
- Description of plates.