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Page xii - We are the builders of those hemispherical bottom elevated steel tanks which you have probably noticed in various parts of the country. We have done work of this character in 44 states and territories of the United States, in 6 of the provinces of Canada, in Mexico, Cuba, the Panama Canal Zone and the Philippine Islands. The illustration shows a structure which we recently built for the Louisville Water Co., of Louisville, Ky. This is the largest tank of its kind in the world, having a capacity of...
Page 70 - County shows the water of the Lake to be grossly polluted and unfit for use as a source of water supply for drinking or domestic purposes. This deplorable condition of a once pure and potable body of water is due to the great volume of sewage and manufacturing waste being poured into it by (a) the Calumet River, (b) the...
Page 51 - ... drinking water; but as the outlet of the Lake is comparatively small, relatively to the quantity of water it contains, there is no direct flow and the movements of the water are almost entirely dependent on local winds, which greatly overbalance the general movements of translation and drive the waters one way or the other according to their direction, velocity and duration. The atmospheric temperature also influences these movements, and near the mouth of large streams these, too, have this...
Page 47 - BARNARD AND JH BREWSTER. Hardly more than fifty years ago the sanitary condition of the southern end of Lake Michigan offered no problems. The Lake was a body of pure water and, save at a few widely-separated...
Page 49 - Fever Number of Years When Death Rate. this Death Rate Existed. Below 20 5 Between 20 and 30 2 Between 30 and 40 4 Between 40 and 50 6 Between 50 and 60 5 Between 70 and 80 2 Between 100 and 110 1 Between 110 and 120 1 As a general rule, a continued typhoid death rate above 20 is an indication that something is at fault with the public water supply. The rate for Michigan City has been above this figure every year with the exception of 1898 and 1901, for the last twenty years. The fact that a decided...
Page 16 - OFFICERS. Section 1. The officers of this Association shall be a President, three Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and thirteen Councilors.
Page 15 - ... Advancement of Science are to further the work of scientists, to facilitate cooperation among them, to improve the effectiveness of science in the promotion of human welfare, and to increase public understanding and appreciation of the importance and promise of the methods of science in human progress. Article II. Membership Section 1. The membership of the Association shall consist of Members and Fellows. Individuals in...
Page xvi - THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDES THE COLLEGE OF LITERATURE AND ARTS (Ancient and modern Languages and Literatures, Philosophical and Political Science Groups of Studies, Economics, and the Courses in Business).
Page 55 - ... southerly winds blowing off shore varies according to the intensity and duration. If strong northerly winds prevail for some time, the lake level at Michigan City is raised because of the mass of the water in the Lake being driven toward the southern shore. If strong southerly winds prevail for a time, the level of the Lake will be lowered by the water being driven in the opposite direction. The fluctuations of the lake level deserve much more careful study than they have yet received. At Michigan...
Page xii - Metal Tanks We are the builders of those hemispherical bottom elevated steel tanks which you have probably noticed in various parts of the country. We have done work of this character in 44 states and territories of the United States, in 6 of the provinces of Canada, in Mexico, Cuba, the Panama Canal Zone and the Philippine Islands. The illustration shows a structure which we recently built for the Louisville Water Co., of Louisville, Ky. This is the largest tank of its kind in the world, having...

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