George E. Waring, Jr., “Chapter XI: House Drainage and Town Sewerage in Their Relations to the Public Health,” Draining for Profit and Draining for Health (New York: Orange Judd & Co., 1867), pp. 222-239.

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George E. Waring, Jr., “Village Sanitary Work,” Scribner’s Monthly, Vol. XIV, No. 2 (June 1877), pp. 176-187. Courtesy of The Making of America Digital Collection, Cornell University Library.

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George E. Waring, Jr. “The Draining of a Village,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 59, Issue 349 (June 1879), pp. 132-135. Courtesy of The Making of America Digital Collection, Cornell University Library.

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Edward S. Philbrick, American Sanitary Engineering (New York: The Sanitary Engineer, 1881), pp. 1-15, 53-89, 117-123.

Lecture I: “Introductory” (pp. 1-15)   PDF version (printer-friendly).

Lecture IV: “The Drainage of Towns” (pp. 53-66)  PDF version (printer-friendly).

Lecture V: “Details of Sewerage” (pp. 67-74) PDF version (printer-friendly).

Lecture VI: “The Ventilation of Sewers” (pp. 75-81)   PDF version (printer-friendly).

Lecture VII: “The Ventilation and Cleaning of Sewers” (pp. 82-89)       PDF version (printer-friendly).

Lecture XI: “Apparatus Used for House Drainage” (pp. 117-123)   PDF version (printer-friendly).

George E. Waring, Jr., “Sanitary Drainage,” The North American Review, Vol. 137, Issue 320 (July 1883), pp. 57-67. Courtesy of The Making of America Digital Collection, Cornell University Library.

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Samuel M. Gray, Proposed Plan for a Sewerage System, and for the Disposal of the Sewage of the City of Providence (Providence: Providence Press Company, Printers to the City, 1884), Appendix A, pp. 3-116 and Plates I – XVI and XXIII.

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“The Knickerbocker Avenue Extension Sewer, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” Scientific American, Volume LIII, No. 24 (12 December 1885), cover, p. 373. Collection of Jon C. Schladweiler, Pima County Wastewater Management Department. High resolution version of cover available also.

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J. S. Billings, M.D., “Sewage Disposal in Cities,” Harper’s Magazine, Volume 71, Issue 424 (Sept. 1885), pp. 577-584.

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Eliot C. Clarke, Main Drainage Works of the City of Boston, 2nd edition (Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1885), pp. 7-21, 31-52, Plates I-IX.

Chapter I: “Early History of Sewerage at Boston” (pp. 7-11, Plate I) PDF version (printer-friendly).

Chapter II: “Character and Defects of the Old Sewerage System” (pp. 12-15, Plate II)  PDF version (printer-friendly).

Chapter III: “Movements for Reform — Commission of 1875” (pp. 16-21, Plates III, V) PDF version (printer-friendly).

Chapter V: “Main Sewer” (pp. 31-36, Plate VI) PDF version (printer-friendly).

Chapter VI: “Intercepting Sewers” (pp. 37-52, Plates VII, VIII, IX)  PDF version (printer-friendly).

Cyrenus Wheeler, Jr. (Mayor of Auburn, New York), “Sewers: Ancient and Modern; with an Appendix,” a paper read before the Cayuga County Historical Society on December 14, 1886. From the Collections of the Cayuga County Historical Society, 5 (1887), pp. 3-41, plates 1, 3, 7, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22.

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“The Main Intersecting Sewer of the City of Brooklyn, N. Y.,” Scientific American, Volume LXVI, No. 5 (30 January 1892), cover, p. 69. Collection of Jon C. Schladweiler, Pima County Wastewater Management Department. High resolution version of cover available also.

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“Table Showing Data (for the Fiscal Year 1907) Relative to Sewerage and Sewage Disposal in Certain American Cities and Towns. Parts I-III,” and “Table of Data Relating to the Maintenance of Sewerage Systems,” Journal of the Association of Engineering Societies, Volume 42 (1909).

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F. E. Turneaure and H. L. Russell, Public Water-Supplies – Requirements, Resources, and the Construction of Works (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1916), pp. 1-3, 5, 7-14.

See pages 10-12 for section on U.S. history.

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Steven J. Burian, Stephan J. Nix, Robert E. Pitt, S. Rocky Durrans, “Urban Wastewater Management in the United States: Past, Present, and Future,” Journal of Urban Technology,           Volume 7, Number 3 (December 2000), pp. 33-62. Used with permission.

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