Leadership

New Jersey Water News.

Issue 2 and Volume 43.

New Jersey Water News. Correspondence of FIRE & WATER ENGINEERING. The great trouble at present among water drinkers and all who use water for domestic purposes is the outbreak of typhoid fever in some of the communities along the Delaware, below Trenton and in Trenton itself. In the latter city there have been quite a number of cases and up to the time of writing new cases are being reported. Investigation has indicated that there is nothing wrong with the milk supply, and there is naturally suspicion that the water is the source of infection. Trenton draws it water supply from the Delaware, as do also Burlington and Roeblings, where typhoid has been prevalent for several months. Up to within a year or two it has been considered safe to take water from the river at almost any point above Camden and Phil adelphia, without filtration or other costly method…

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