Issue 18 and Volume 63.

FILTRATION Water supply at Ashtabula, O., has been tested by State health officials and declared of satisfactory sanitary quality. The Pittsburgh Filter Company recently had a flag raising ceremony before its assembled employees in connection with a patriotic rally for Liberty Bond purchases. Slow sand filtration has been decided upon as the system of purifying the water for Hartford, Conn. This system will be established at the new Nepaug reservoir and from reports, it will be quite satisfactory to the consumers. Citizens of Fond du Lac, Wis„ have been advised to boil the water they use for domestic purposes as it has been found to be slightly contaminated as a result of reservoir repair work and recent large fires which together had the effect of stirring up sediment in the water, making it somewhat polluted. In efforts to determine the cause of typhoid fever at Fairmont, Va., the City health…

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