Journal of the New England Water Works Association, Volume 4

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New England Water Works Association., 1890 - Water-supply
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Page 44 - I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past...
Page 55 - Until very recently, chemists did not in general attach sufficient importance to these organic contaminations, and in most of their analyses we find the different kinds of organic matter, vegetable and animal, living and dead, all lumped together, and included under the word " Traces." Indeed, chemistry is but ill-adapted to investigate the nature of these organic matters ; it gives but a very rough estimate only of their gross amount, and does not discriminate, as we have said, the animal from the...
Page 2 - On motion of the Secretary, the reading of the minutes of 'the last annual meeting was dispensed with, in view of the fact that they have been printed on pages 59-(J8 of volume 11, number 3, of the American Mineralogist. ELECTION...
Page 177 - Wisconsin, the Secretary was instructed to cast the ballot of the Association for the nominees as reported.
Page 52 - Indeed, chemistry is but ill-adapted to investigate the nature of these organic matters ; it gives but a very rough estimate only of their gross amount, and does not discriminate, as we have said, the animal from the vegetable, the dead from the living, and tells us nothing about the families...
Page 10 - I do not know that I can add very much to what has been .said by Mr. Gillett, only to take occasion to say a few words along the lines as suggested by the paper I read yesterday. The Traveling Engineers' Association has had the best progress of any of the associations of the kind in existence.
Page 70 - Cambridge, and shall, except as herein otherwise provided, be appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the board of aldermen...
Page 94 - On motion, the Secretary was authorized to cast the ballot of the Association for the election of General Roome as aa honorary member.

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