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On the pollution of the rivers of the kingdom

the enormous magnitude of the evil, and the urgent necessity in the interest of the public health & the fisheries for its suppression by immediate legislative enactment.

by Fisheries Preservation Association.

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Published by Circulated by the council of the Fisheries Preservation Association, 23, Lower Seymour Street, Portman Square, W. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- England,
  • Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 7-52 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13521997M
    OCLC/WorldCa27186683

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On the pollution of the rivers of the kingdom: the enormous magnitude of the evil, and the urgent necessity in the interest of the public health & the fisheries for its suppression by immediate legislative enactment.

Fisheries Preservation Association. Type. Book. on the. pollution of the rivers. of the. kingdom; the enormous. magnitude of the evil, and the urgent necessity. in the interest of the public health & the fisheries.

for its. suppression. by immediate. legislative enactment. The subject of the pollution of rivers and its destructive effect on the public health and on the fish, and the inefficacy of existing laws to meet the grievance having been very largely dwelt upon by the Chairman, (Lord Percy), and by every speaker who took part in the discussion, the following resolution was moved by Mr.

Higford Burr (one of the Council of the Fisheries Preservation Association. Cities have been known by the rivers that flow nearby-Landon and Thames, Rome and the Traverse, Paris and Seince, Banaras and Ganga. The Delhi and Yamuna sound unfamiliar, although the river is the main source of water supply to the city and plays most crucial role in its growth.

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This book is a comprehensive case study of a single large river in India, the Yamuna, and of the large cities, including Delhi, that pollute the river. Following an introduction to the river’s ecology, geomorphology, and flow regime, the book focuses on pollutants and remediation of pollution in the river.

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