New State Law Covering Water Examinations in Iowa

Issue 1 and Volume 59.

New State Law Covering Water Examinations in Iowa Provision for water examinations on a statewide basis was made by the Iowa Legislature last winter. They provided that such work should be done in the Laboratories for the State Board of Health at the State University in Iowa City. This law provides that the sender of the specimen shall pay transportation charges of the water container both from and to the laboratory and a fee to cover the cost of making the examination. This fee has been placed at $1 per sample for specimens sent in the usual manner. If an institution or community desires to have a considerable number of examinations made at one time or daily examinations for a considerable period of time, then such institution or community is to pay the traveling and the necessary living expenses of the analyst while he is away from Iowa City, and…

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