Report on the Filtration of River Waters, for the Supply of Cities, as Practised in Europe: Made to the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of St. Louis
D. Va Nostrand, 1869 - Filters and filtration - 178 pages
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12 inches 24 hours 30 inches accompanying sketch acres air chamber average beam engines bottom brick capacity cistern cleansing clear-water conduit connected constructed consumption Cornish boilers Cornish engines cubic feet cubic metres depth of water double-cylinder engine-house exceed feet stroke ﬁlled FILTER ﬁlter beds ﬁltered water ﬁltering galleries ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂoor ﬂow ﬂy-wheel foot per diem gallons daily gallons per diem gallons per square Glencorse head imperial gallons inches diameter laid layer length London materials miles million gallons pipe main portion pumping engines rate of ﬁltration revolutions per minute river Lea river water sand area sediment settling basins settling reservoirs side walls situated slopes square feet square foot stand-pipe Steam cylinder stone storage reservoirs stroke 10 feet strokes per minute suction valve suﬁicient supply surface Teddington Lock Thames thick tunnel turbid U. S. gallons velocity Water Company water delivered