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INDEX.

A

Abattoirs, Public, 106, 202 Aberdeen, Water Supply at, 278 Activated Sludge Process, 10, 40, 45, 51, 67, 87, 137, 140, 252, 445, 471, 527, 528 Administrative Questions in Relation to Water Supplies, 243 A Glorified Foreman,” 2 A Hard Case, 23 Air Lift Pumping, 441 Amateur Well Sinkers, 61 Ambulance ’Buses, 61 American Tests of Road Materials, 120 Annual Reports Aberdeen, 278 Bedfordshire, 424 Belper, 156 Berkshire, 99 Birmingham, 168 East Stirlingshire, 63 East Suffolk, 144 Essex, 38, 57 Johannesburg, 337 Kent, 474 Middlesex, 100 Northamptonshire, 167 Nottinghamshire, 361 Renfrewshire, 128 Sheffield. 312, 324 Somerset, 371 Tiverton, 423 Warwickshire, 127 Worcestershire, 189 Yeovil (Rural), 496 Architecture, A Censor of, 167 Are Sprinkling Filters Objectionable ? 404

Association of Managers of Sewage Disposal Works :

Annual General Meeting in London, 539, 552

Annual Summer Meeting atWorcester, 39, 51, 67

Presidential Address, 39 Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland, 243

B

Barwise and Consulting Engineers, Dr., 47, 56, 88, 109, 130, 169, 210 Beckenham Waste Paper Scheme, 103 Bedfordshire Petrol Lorry and Steam Wagon, Costs, 422

Bedfordshire Road Maintenance, 424 Belfast Electrics, 239 Berkshire Roads, 99 Bills in Parliament, 546 Birmingham, Development of, 334, 353 Birmingham, Road Work in, 168 Birmingham, Tame, and Rea District Drainage Board, 200

Bituminous Materials, Methods of Applying, 196

Blast Furnace Slag as Concrete Aggre¬ gate, 379

Bognor’s Tank,” 190 Bombay, Drainage of, 501 Bonus Schemes, 81, 86, 151, 192, 338, 367, 414

Breaks in Water Mains, 265

Bridge Paints, Service Tests of, 167 British Fire Prevention Committee, 483

Building after the War, 411 Building By-laws, Proposed Modifica¬ tion of, 515

Building By-laws Tribunals, Pro¬ posed, 462

Building Stagnation, Causes of, 353, 373 Built-in Furniture, 311

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Camp Sanitation, 40

Cardiff Reservoir Contract, 20

Carnarvonshire and Motor ’Bus Traffic,

68

Causes and Prevention of Dry Rot, 11 Cement Gun, The, 259 Certified Occupations, 23, 63; 207, 475, 518

Cheltenham, Sewage Disposal at, 234 Chloramine Sterilisation of Water, 309, 335

Church and Housing, 266 Cistern Question in London, 98 Clay Subsoils, Road Construction on, 471

Cleansing Work at Nottingham, 48 Cleansing Work, Electric Vehicles in, 24

Cleansing Work, Notes od, 321, 452 Cleveland, Ohio, Sewage Disposal at, 342, 367

Clinker Asphalt Macadam, 294, 323 Clinker Mexphalte, 43 Coal Concreted from Dust or Ashes, 118, 125

Coal Distribution, Local Authorities and, 62

Coal Storage, 375 Coal, Synthetic, 398 Coal Tar Products, 83 Colour Measurement of Water, A Standard for, 1, 6

Concrete Aggregate, Blast Furnace Slag as, 379

Concrete and Associated Materials, Research od, 460 Concrete, Rapid Delivery of, 225 Concrete Roads, 68, 130, 237, 251, 336, 354, 376, 384, 408, 424, 467 Concrete Sewers, Experience with, 19 Concrete Slab Making Plant, 48 Contracts, War and, 12, 482 Corrosion of Iron in Ferro-Concrete, 549 Conference Delegates’ Expenses, 414 Control of Omnibus and other Motor Traffic, 74, 76

Cork, Street Pavings in, 426, 541 Cork, Water Waste Prevention in, 82,97 Cornwall Main Roads, 57 Country Roads Drainage, 507 Correspondence :

Activated Sludge, 471 Barwise, Dr., and Consulting En¬ gineers, 56, 88, 109, 130, 169, 210 Clinker Asphalt Macadam at Houn slow, 323

Concrete Roads, 130, 251, 384, 408, 424 Damp, The Danger of, 323 Decimal Systems, The : Is there any need for them ? 384

Correspondence ( continued ) : -

Decimal Weights, Measures, and Currency, 19, 299

Design, New Materials and Methods as Influencing, 170

Extraordinary Traffic, Mr. Wakelam and, 35, 56, 109 Garden City Houses, 344 Government and Publicity, The, 192 House Refuse, 88 House Refuse Collection, 108 House Refuse, Manure from, 110, 131 Housing the Working Classes, 299 Keep to the Left,” 385 Machine Trenching and Ramming, 110

Monetary System, The British, 322, 385, 385, 408

Municipal and County Engineers’Ex- amination, The, 108, 130,149, 235, 299 Osiers for Sewage Works, 149, 170, 171, 193

Professional Classes and War Relief Council, The, 409

Professional Examinations, 251, 278 Publicity, The Government and, 192 Reconstruction after the War, 56 Refuse as Fuel, 323"

Reinforced Concrete Roads and Wheel Tracks, 192, 299

Road Construction and Quarrying Companies : An Appeal, 555 Road Stone Control, 130 Salary, A Question of, 235 Sewage Works, Management of, 492 Surveyors’ Petrol Allowances, 344 Tar, The Storage of, 345 Utilisation of Waste Food in Towns’ Refuse, 409 War Bonuses, 192

Waste Products, Collection and Utili¬ sation of, 345 Water Charges, 492 Water Fittings, Corrosion of, 513 Water Mains in the Trench, Testing, 365

Welsh Slate Industry, The, 424 Working Classes, Housing the, 299 322

Covered Reservoir of Reinforced Con¬ crete, 143

Culverting of Streams, The Law in Regard to the, 216

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Damp, Danger of, 183, 323 Dearest Gas, The, 514 Decimal Weights, Measures, and Cur¬ rency, 19, 74, 89, 274, 299, 343, 384, 546 Deficiencies in Water Accounts, 309, 329, 383, 484

Deputation or Postcard Inquiry P 547 Desert, Water Finding in the, 213 De-Tinning, 317 Dimensions, 210 Ditches, Cleansing of, 419 Documents, Inspection of, 22 Dry Rot: Its Causes and Prevention, 11, 152

Dublin Rebuilding, 75

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THE SURVEYOR AND MUNICIPAL

February 1, 1918.

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Easing ton, Housing at, 355 Eastbourne Municipal Motor Buses, 111 East Suffolk Main Roads, 144 Economy and Efficiency, 380 Education of the Public, 373 Effect of War on Municipal Engineering and Public Health, 363, 377 Electricity and National Welfare, 460 Electricity Charges, 117 Electricity, London, 311 Electricity Supplies, Linking up of, 139 Electric Power Supply, 430 Electrolysis Troubles and Remedies, 181, 187, 397

Ellon Burgh Surveyor’s Resignation, 229

Engineer in Fiction, 461 _

Engineering as a Profession, 455 Engineers and the Public, 429 Engineers, Better Training of, 310 Essex, Main Road Maintenance in, 38 Examinations, 78, 93 Extraordinary Traffic and Excessive Weights on Highways, 13, 32,35

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Farmhouses, Roads to, 95

France, Water Power in, 529

Fruit Trees for Shading Highways, 407

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Garden City Houses, 344 Gas as Motor Fuel, 5, 38, 207, 211,324, 346, 365, 398,400, 446, 493, 505, 510, 527,

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Gas, A Thousand and One Uses for, 387 Gas, Economy in the Use of, 547 Gas Supply, Municipal, 195 Gipsies and Road Obstruction, 259 Glasgow Experiments with Gas-driven Lorries, 211

Glycerine from Kitchen Waste, 139 Goods Clearing House System, 12 Government and Publicity, 192 Government and Tramways, 422 Grease from Sewage, Extraction of, 131 Greenock Flooding Case, 115

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Hackney, Motor Sweeping at, 50 Hastings Sea Defences, 193 Haywards Heath, Dust Collecting at, 75 Hexham, Housing at, 47 Highway Charging Stations, 226, 250, 346, 374, 493. 505,510,513 Horse Hire, Cost of, 110, 547 Horsforth, War Time Economy at, 313 Hounslow, Clinker Asphaltic Macadam at, 294

Housing and Town Planning :

Accommodation, 233 Accommodation in Industrial Areas, 427

Acquisition of Building S,tes, 518 After-the-War Scheme, 300 A.M C. Council’s Suggestions, 468 Barrow, 325, 498 Built-in Firrniture, 311 Canada, 463

Housing and Town Planning

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Church and Housing, 266 Control of House Building, 175 Cost of Cottage Building, 232 Cottages or Tenements ? 225, 228 County Councils and Housing, 506, 509 County Councils Association Resolu¬ tions, 392

Departmental Committee on Building, 111

Dublin Inquiry, 119 Easington, 355 Erpingham, 290 Garden City Houses, 344 Grants for Local Authorities, 111 Great Britain, 195 Hexham, 47

Housing Shortage, 3, 229 Ireland, 392 Lanarkshire, 5 L.G.B. Annual Report, 172 L.G.B. Circular, 206, 229 Local Authorities’ Schemes, 498 London, 10 Liverpool, 88 Monmouthshire, 134 Municipal Engineers and Architects, 518

National Conference, 134 National Housing Schemes, 66 Neglect of Housing Possibilities, 206 Post-War Problems, 38, 470, 497 Public Utility Society Resolutions, 311 R.I.B.A. Competition, 406, 459, 514 Rural Architecture, 381 Rural Housing Association’s Pro¬ posals, 498

Scottish Authorities’.- Schemes, 538 Scottish Commission’s Report, 274, 314, 486

Scottish L.G.B. Circular, 156 Scottish Sanitary Inspector and Housing, 555 Scottish Scheme, 368 Slum Demolition, 543 Smethwick Scheme, 293 Some Aspects of the Housing Problem, 339

Standardisation, 482 State Assistance, 205, 214, 238, 453 State Policy, 399, 427 Structure in Municipal Housing, 420, 444

Styles of Architecture, 453 Suggested Modifications of Act, 356 Taunton, 267

Technical Conference, 301, 447 Tenants as Owners, 284 Tied Rural Houses, 162 Town Planning and Reconstruction of Towns, 547 Type of Cottage, 368 Types of Small Scottish Dwellings, 480

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Well Hall Scheme, 269 Humic, ”90

Inland Waterways, 171, 509 Inspection of Documents, 22

Institution of Civil Engineers : Canadian Visitor’s Impressions, 451 Institute of Cleansing Superin¬ tendents :

Annual Conference at Nottingham,

48, 58, 84

Presidential Address, 59 Stockport Meeting, 386

, Institution of Municipal and County Engineers :—

Annual Meeting at Hastings, 11, 13, 32, 78,93, 106, 152

Examinations, 78, 93, 96, 108, 130, 149, 235, 251, 278, 299 Hounslow Meeting, 295 London Meeting, 493, 510 Neath Meeting, 515 New Officers, 453 Orphan Fund, 3, 15 Porthcawl Meeting, 101, 104 Visit to Westminster Hall, 247 Ystradf elite Meeting, 81, 122, 146

Institution of Municipal Engi¬ neers :—

Council Meeting, 127 Leighton Buzzard Meeting, 280 March Meeting, 257 Newcastle-on-Tyne Meeting, 116 Institution of Water Engineers : Summer Meeting, 1, 6, 27 Winter Meeting, 535, 550 Invalid By-law, An, 418 Ireland, Notes from, 62, 426, 510 Ireland, Steam Rolling in, 382 Iron and Steel, Corrosion of, 464

Johannesburg, Municipal Engineering Work in, 337

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Kent, Experimental Sections of Con¬ crete Roads near Gravesend, 376 Kent, Road Maintenance in, 474

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Laboratories for Small Waterworks, 135 Laboratories in Time of War, Public Health, 513

“’Lacre” Motor Road-sweeping Machine,

166

Lancashire Bridge Damage, 414 Law Notes:—

By-laws, 454

Damage to Road by Steam Lorry, 454 Damage to Public Right-of-Way, 454 Dangerous Wall, 454 Drainage, 454

Electric Lighting : Differentiation in Charges : Electric Lighting Act, 1882, Sections 19 and 20, 411 Highway : Accident :Claim for Damages against Highway Authority, 344 Highway : Accident : Projecting Guards Round Trees : Liability of Local Authority : Public Health (Amendment) Act, 1890, Sec, 43, 129 Highway Boundary : Private Street AVorks: AATdth of Street, 277 Highway Diversion: Notice of Appli¬ cation to Quarter Sessions : Change of Date of Sessions : Highway Act, 1835, Sections 85 and 118, 191 Housing, Town-Planning, &c.. Act, 1909, and Building By-laws, 454 Private Street Works: Invalid Notice to Frontagers: Public Health Act. 1875, Sec. 150, 175 Law Queries and Replies:— Appointment of Sanitary Engineer, 129 Boundary Hedge : Building Line, 517 Building By-laws : Rear Air-space, 367 Building By-laws : Rural District, 517 Building Line : Addition to Building, 129

Combined Drainage, 61 Conversion of Privies into Water- closets, The, 61

Defence of the Realm Regulations :

Public Motor Stands, 302 Easement of Light : Substituted Building, 503

Extraordinary Traffic, 344, 367 Fire Engines, The Provision of Horses for, 302

Footpath Cross Troughs, 517

Frbiuary 1. 1918.

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Law Queries and Replies (con¬ tinued) : ,

Highway By-water : Obstruction :

Storage of Paraffin, 191 Highway : Discharge of Surface

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Highway ‘Fall of Wall, 175 House Drainage : Connection with Sewer in Neighbouring District, 411 Omnibus Route : Local Government (Emergency Provisions) Act, 191(5, 344 Overflow from Sewer: Liability of Local Authority, 302 Pail Closets, Emptying. 503 Police Station-House: Nuisance, 517 Private Estate Roads : Roads Damaged by War Department Traffic, 41 1

Railway Bridge Over Main Road, 129 Surveyor to Rural District Council :

Payment for Extra Work, 129 Water-closet Accommodation, 191 Water Supply: Domestic Purposes, 191

Water Supply : Stop-Cock, 129 Litherland Sewer Fatality, 111 Liverpool Housing, 88 Local Government Board Annual Re¬ port (191G-17), 172 London Electricity, 311 London’s Health, 73 London’s Motor Ambulance Service, 50 London’s Sewage Outfall Works, 26 Lower Thames Valley District Surveyors’ Association :— Meetings, 321, 415, 504

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Machine Trenching and Ramming, 73, 110

Maintenance and Cleansing of Water¬ courses, 66

Management of Sewage Works, 462, 473, 492

Manchester University, 162 Manure from House Refuse, 110, 131 Marketable Sewage Products, 310 Mechanical Traction Ambulance ’Buses, 61 American Municipalities’ Vehicles, 212

Bedfordshire, 422 Belfast Electrics, 239 Croydon, 522

Coal Gas as Motor Fuel, 5, 38, 207, 211, 324, 346, 365, 398, 400, 446, 493, 505, 510, 527, 551 Drivers’ Licences, 43 Electric Vehicles, 4, 21, 24, 84, 212, 239, 522

Gas Traction Commission, 495 Glasgow Costs, 251, 522 Hackney, 50

Highway Charging Stations, 226, 250, 346, 374, 493, 505, 510, 513 Manchester, 4

Motors and Town Roads, 45 Motor Street Washing and Gully Cleaning, 381

Motor Traffic Committee’s Report, 409 - Newcastle, 212

New Type of Battery, 285 Nottingham, 212 Nottinghamshire, 357 Petrol Lorries, 422

Petrol Supplies, 68 Roadside Depots, 237 Sheffield, 24, 60, 8 1 Steam Wagons, 357 , 422 Surveyors’ Petrol Allowances, 341 Methods of Teaching, 182 Metric Street Numbering, 154 Middlesex, Road Maintenance and Repair in, 100, 119

Military Service, Public Officials and, 63 Minimum Road Widths, 545 Ministry of Health, 2, 99 Ministry of Health, The Proposed, 236, 549

Minutes of Proceedings:

Activated Sludge Process, The, 137, 527

Activated Sludge Treatment at Worcester, 45 After the War, 138 Air-lift Pump, The, 441 Air-raids, 291

America, Road Stone Control in, 526 Appeal, An, 546

Minutes of Proceedings (con¬ tinued) :

Architects after the War, 442 Architecture, 418

Barwise, Dr., and Consulting Engi¬ neers, 47

B.E.O. and the Municipal Services, The, 183

Birmingham Arterial Road Scheme, The, 353

Birmingham, The Development of,

334

British Fire Prevention Committee, 483

Building By-laws Tribunals, Pro¬ posed, 462

Building Materials, Scarcity of, 443 Building Stagnation, The Causes of,

353,373

Built-in Furniture, 311 By-law, An Invalid, 418 By-law Modification, 546 Canada, Town Planning in, 463 Certified Occupations, 23, 207 Charging Stations on Highways, 374 Charing Cross Bridge, 22 Chloramine Sterilisation of Water, 309

Church and Housing, The, 266 Cistern Question in London, The, 98 Coal Gas or Petrol P 207, 398, 505 Coal Prices, 267 Coal Storage, 375

Colour Measurement of Water, A Standard for, 1

Concrete, Rapid Delivery of, 225 Contracts, The War and, 482 Cottages or Tenements P 225 Damp, The Danger of, 183 Devon County Council and Housing, 506

Ditches, Cleansing, 419 Documents, Inspection of, 22 Dublin Housing Inquiry. The, 119 Dublin Rehousing— A Hopeful Out¬ look, 335

Dry Rot in Timber, 22 Easington, Housing at, 355 Education of the Public, The, 373 Electricity Charges, 117 Electricity Supplies, Linking Up the, 139

Electric Lorries, 21 Electrolysis of Pipes, 181 Electrolysis Troubles and Remedies,

397

Engineer in FietioD, The, 461 Engineering Profession, The, 226 Engineers, Better Training for, 313,

398

Erpingham and Rural Housing, 290 Examinations, 98

Footpath, The Rule of the, 266, 46.3 Foreman, A Glorified, 2 Fuel, A New, 118

Glycerine from Kitchen Waste, 139 Hard Case, A, 23 Hastings Meeting, The, 3 Haywards Heath, Dust Collecting at., 75

Health of Great Britain, The, 355! Highway Case, An Interesting, 354 Highway Charging Stations, 226 Housing After the War, 98, 118,419, 442 Housing and Private Enterprise, 205 Housing at Hexham, 47 Housing at Taunton, 267 Housing in Scotland, 334 Housing Minimum Accommodation , 311

Housing Possibilities, The Neglect of, 206

Housing Shortage, The, 3 Housing, State Aid for, 226 Housing, Structure iD, 418 Housing," Technical Conference,” 291 » Housing, The Church and, 266 Housing— The L.G.B. Circular, 206 Institution of Electrical Engineers, The, 441

Irish L.G.B. and Assistant County Surveyors, The, 417 Kent, Heavy Motor Traffic in, 74 Kitchen Waste, Glycerine from, 139 Law Cases, Recent, 461, 139 Leeds and Doncaster Water Scheme, The, 397

Lines, Behind the, 23 Local Government Board Annual Report, 162

London Electricity, 311 London Motor Omnibus Traffic, 442 London, The Health of, 73 Lord Clifford and a Water Supply, The Late, 374

Machine Trenching and Ramming, 73, 525

Manchester University, 162 Metric System, Against the, 74

Minutes of Proceedings (con¬ tinued) :

Metric Systom, The, 546 Middlesex, Road Maintenance in, 119 Ministry of Health, A, 2, 99, 227 Motor Car,” What is a ? 21 Motors and Town Roads, 45 Municipal Engineer and the Public, The, 163

Municipal Engineering and the War, 375

Municipal Engineers, The Status of, 266

Municipality and Politics, The, 183 - Municipal Officers and the Volun¬ teers,” 335

Municipal Tramways Association, 265 Nuisance Case, A, 483 Orphan Fund, The, 3 Percolating Filters, Objectionable Odours from, 507 Petrol Allowances, 419 Plans, Use for Old, 419 Poplar, The Health of, 291 Porthcawl, Municipal Work at, 97 Portsmouth, The Cleansing Question at, 247

Power, Water Supplies as Sources of, 505

Private Bills in Parliament, 546 Private Enterprise, Housing and, 205 Private Street Works—" Common Form Notice to Frontagers, 161 Procedure, Technicalities of, 205 Professional Associations, 431 Professional Classes and the War, 399 Public Abattoirs, 291 Rating, The Incidence of, 290 Rebuilding Dublin, 75 Reinforced Concrete and Fire, 119 Reinforced Concrete Progress, 182 Reinforced Concrete Roads, 354'

Road Board, The, 245 , Roads and Reconstruction, 245 Road Stone Control, 181, 399 Road Widths, Minimum, 545 Rosyth, 267

Royal Sanitary Institute, War Work of the, 334

Rural Housing Schemes, 227 Rural Settlement, 290 St. Winifrede’s Well, 99 Salary, A Question of, 207 Sanitary Inspector as Analyst, 267 Sanitary Inspectors’ Qualifications, 247

Sanitation in the .Army, 525 Science and Education, 182 Scottish Housing, 334, 418 Semi-permanent Building, 227 Sewage Disposal Works, The Manage¬ ment of, 462

Sewage, Preliminary Treatment of :

Chemical Precipitation, 289 Sewage, Preliminary Treatment of:

Fine Screens, 333 Sewage Products, Marketable, 310 Silvertown Reconstruction Scheme, The, 2

Staines Rural Council and the Uxbridge Bench, 482 Standard Houses, 482 State Aid for Housing, 226 Steel Mains Reinforced, 481 Street Paving Charges, 47 Structure in Housing, 418 Studs and Road Surfaces, 207 Surveyors’ Institution, The, 417 Swindon Borough Surveyor, An “Open Letter” to the, 46 Swindon, Food Production at, 310 Synthetic Coal, 398 Teaching, Methods of, 182 Technicalities of Procedure, 205 “Tied” Rural Houses, The Question of, 162

Trade After the War, 506 Trade Wastes, The Treatment of, 246 Tram car v. Motor Omnibuses, 483 Tramway Congress, A, 22 Tramways and Reconstruction, 266 Tramway Supplies, 443 Tramways, The Future of, 75 Trees in Streets, 117, 527 Trenches, Machine-made, 525 “Uuitate Fortior,” 163 United States, Effects of the War in the, 507

Universities, Municipal Engineering and, 138

Wales, Housing in, 526 War Damage and Compensation, 545 War, Municipal Engineering and the, 375

Waste Utilisation, 375 Water Accounts, Deficiencies in, 309 Water Charges, 461

Water, Chloramine Sterilisation of, 309

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THE SURVEYOR AND MUNICIPAL

February 1, 1918.

Minutes of Proceedings (con¬ tinued) :

Water Mains, Breaks in, 265 Water Questions, 355 Water Supplies as Sources of Power, 505 v

Water Waste Prevention, 97 Westminster Hall, 247 Women’s Labour Conference, West¬ minster, 23

Municipal Engineering and Public Health , Effect of War on, 363, 377 Municipal Engineering and the Univer¬ sities, 138

Municipal Engineers, Status of, 2G6 Municipality and Politics, 183 Municipal Officers’ Salaries, 522 Municipal Profit-sharing Scheme, 63 Municipal Tramways Association :

Annual Meeting, 265, 268. MunicipalWaterworks Association : Annual Meeting in London, 318

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National Health, 355, 362 Neglect of Housing Possibilities, 206 Newcastle Electric Vehicles, 212 “Non-Pressure Hot Water Supply, 201 Northamptonshire, Road Maintenance in, 167

Notes from Ireland, 62,426, 540 Nottingham, Cleansing Work at, 48 Nottingham Electric Vehicles, 212 Nottinghamshire, Road Maintenance in,

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Odours from Percolating Filters, 404, 507

Open Letter to the Swindon Borough Surveyor, 46

Organisms in Water Supplies, Control of Microscopic, 423

Overhanging Rocks on Highways, 355

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Paints for Metal Surfaces, 331 Parliament, Private Bills in, 546 Petrol Allowances, 419 “Pioneer Road Sweeping and Loading Machine, 150 Plans, Use for Old, 419 Poplar, Health of, 291 Porthcawl, Municipal Work at, 95, 101 Power, Water Supplies as Sources of, 505, 508, 535, 550

Practical Application of Modern Sani¬ tation, 258

Precipitation of Sewage: Further Ex- ! periments, 358

Private Bills in Parliament, 546 Procedure, Technicalities of, 205 Professional Associations, 481 Professional Classes “VV ar Relief Council , ! 41

Public Abattoirs, 106, 292

Publications :

Bognor, Homeland Handbook of, 280 Concrete, Plain and Reinforced, 151 Draughtsmanship, A Guide to, 302 Electrical Engineering Practice, 302 Experimental Building Science, 368 Health in Camp, 280 Hydraulics, Treatise on, 90

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Laboratory Manual of Bituminous Materials for the Use of Students in Highway Engineering, 179 Levelling, Lectures on, 302 Mechanical Drafting, 368 Municipal Engineering Practice, 469 Parks and Park Engineering, 280 Portland Cement Industry, The, 20 Practical Sanitation, 20 Preservation of Wood, The, 169 Report on Street Improvements, 151 Road Construction and Maintenance in the Tropics, 485 Stresses in Structures, 328 Student’s Catechism on Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Banking, 328 Watt and the Steam Age, 328 Public Health, Effect of War on Muni¬ cipal Engineering and, 363, 377 - Public Health Powers, 553 Public Officials and Military Service, 63 Public Works Loan Board, 86

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Qualifications of Sanitary Inspectors, 247, 255

Quantities and Estimates, 164 Question of Salary, A, 207, 235

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Rand, Water Supply on the, 465 Rapid Delivery of Concrete, 225 Rapid Sand Filtration, 341 Rating, Incidence of, 290 Reconstruction, 115 Reconstruction After the War, 56 Refuse Collection and Disposal Bags, 88,108

Baling of Waste Paper, 331 Beckenham Waste Paper Scheme, 103 Cleansing Notes, 321, 452 Disposal by Feeding, 407 Disposal of Tins, 49 Dublin, 168

Dust Collecting at Haywards Heath, 75

Electric Vehicles in Cleansing Work, 24, 60, 84

Glycerine from Kitchen Waste, 139 Horsfortb, 313

Manure from House Refuse, 110, 131

Nottingham, 48

Profitable Dust Bin, 485

Reduction Processes, 428

Refuse as Fuel, 323

Sheffield, 24, 60, 84, 382

Singapore, 208

U tilisation of Destructor Clinker, 452 Utilisation of Waste Food, &c., 388 War Effects, 516 Waste Metal and Paper, 463 Reinforced Concrete and Fire, 119 Reinforced Concrete at the Front, 184 Reinforced Concrete Bridge, London County Council’s, 401 Reinforced Concrete, Corrosion of Iron and Steel, with Special Reference to, 464

Reinforced Concrete, Corrosion of Iron in, 549

Reinforced Concrete, Deteriorating Action of Salt and Brine on, 538 Reinforced Concrete Floor Slabs, 403 Reinforced Concrete Pipes for Gas, 450 Reinforced Concrete Progress, 182 Reinforced Concrete, Strength of Plain and, 190

Reinforced Concrete Tar Storage Tank,

230

Reinforced Concrete Wheel Tracks for Roadways, 179, 192 Renfrewshire Highways, 128 I Repair of Concrete Roads, 41

Roads and Streets:—

Aldershot Failure, 471

American Tests of Road Materials, 120

An Interesting Case, 354

Army Council Order, 219

Avoidable Damage, 475

Bedfordshire, 424

Belper, 156

Berkshire, 99

Birmingham, 168

Blowing Dust from Macadam, 232 By-laws Modification, 515 Canadian Roads, 83 Carnarvonshire and Motor ’Bus Traffic, 68

Cleansing at Leicester, 298 Clinker and Mexphalte, 43 Clinker Asphaltic Macadam, 294, 323 Concrete Roads, 68, 130, 237, 251, 336, 354, 376, 384, 408, 424, 467 Construction on Clay Subsoils, 471 Control of Heavy Motor Traffic, 74, 76 Cornwall, 57

Damage by Timber Haulage, 249 Drainage of Country Roads, 507 Dublin Street Widening Schemes, 148 Dundee Experiment, 371 Dust Laying in Lincoln, 133 East Stirlingshire, 63 East Suffolk and Road Subsidies, 200 Economy of Direct Labour, 62 Effects of Traffic on Roads and Tram¬ way Tracks, 275, 297 Essex, 38

Extraordinary Traffic and Excessive Weights, 13, 32, 35, 56, 109 Fruit Trees for Shading Highways, 407 Gipsies and Road Obstruction, 259 Glasgow Street Cleansing, 251 Government and Oils, 50 Grants in Aid, 62

Hounslow Clinker Asphaltic Macadam,

294, 323

Improvement Association’s Activities,

338

Ireland, 62, 426, 541

Irish Maintenance Difficulties, 540

Kent, 474

Kent Experimental Sections, 376 Kildare County, 221 Labour in Roadstone Quarries, 38 Lincoln, 133 London Pavings, 219 Maintenance Costs in Ireland, 62 Methods of Applying Bituminous Materials, 196 Middlesex, 100, 119 Minimum Road Widths, 545 Motors and Town Roads, 45 Motor Sweeping at Hackney, 50 New Sweeping and Loading Machine, 150

Northamptonshire, 167 Nottinghamshire, 361 Omnibus Contributions, 38, 387 Overhanging Rocks on Highways, 355 Private Streets Works Cases, 161 Rapid Sprinkling, 193 Reconstruction, 246 Reinforced Concrete Wheel Tracks, 179, 299

Renfrewshire, 128 Repair of Concrete Roads, 41 Road Board Annual Report, 245, 248 Roadside Advertising Schemes, 305 Roads to Farmhouses, 95 Roadstone Control, 35, 128, 130, 149, 181, 185, 399

Roadman’s Soft Job,” 63 Roadmen in France, 546, 549, 555 Rule of the Footpath, 266, 313, 385, 430, 463

Salt as a Road Material, 335 Sand-Hay-Tar Experiments! Road,

534

Sheffield, 312, 336, 372 Sheffield Darkened Streets Case, 51 Side Forms for Concrete Roads, 237 Somerset, 371 Spain, 317

Steam Rolling in Ireland, 382 Stirling, 371

Street Paving Charges, 47,55 Street Pavings in Cork, 426, 541 Streets of the Future, 121 Studs on Road Locomotive Wheels, 16, 376

Studs on Tractiofi Engine Wheels, 195 Tale of a Newly-made Road, 250 Tar-painting and Tar-grouting, 537 Tarred Granite, 111 The Type of Road, 197 Trees in Streets, 117, 527 United States Roads, 410 Use of Timber for Road Work, 20 Wakelam and Extraordinary Traffic, Mr., 109

War Traffic, 186 Warwickshire, 127

Febuuary 1, 1918.

AND COUNTY ENGINEER.

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Roads and Streets ( continued ) : Work in the War Zone, 121, 279, 431 Yeovil, 496

Royal Sanitary Institute :

War Work, 334 Rule of the Footpath , 266, 313 Rural Architecture, 381

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Salaries of Municipal Officers, 522 Salt as a Road Material, 335 Sanitary Inspector as Analyst, 267 Sanitary Inspectors’ Qualifications, 247, 255

Sanitary W ork in the Army, 525, 530, 554 Sanitation, Practical Application of Modern, 258

Scavenging Costs at Ossett, 296 Science and Education, 182 Scottish Dwellings, Types of Small, 486 Scottish Notes, 145 Sea Defences at Hastings, 193 Sewerage and Sewage Disposal:— Activated Sludge Process, 10, 40, 45, 51, 67, 87, 137, 140, 252, 445, 471, 527, 528 Air Diffusers and Dewatering Devices, 528

Birmingham, 200

Bombay Drainage, 501

Camp Sanitation, 40

Cheltenham, 234

Cleveland, 342, 367

Chemical Precipitation, 289

Drop Manholes, 548

Electrical Purification, 10

Experience with Concrete Sewers, 19

Grease from Sewage, 131

Greenock Flooding Case, 115

Inadequate Provision and Neglect, 516

Liquid Trade Wastes, 507

Liverpool Action, 527

London, 280

London Outfall Works, 26 Marketable Sewage Products, 310 Middlesex Effluents, 107 Milwaukee Experiments, 445 New York, 124

Osiers for Sewage Works, 149, 170, 193 Objectionable Odours from Percolating k ilters, 404, 507 Petrol in Sewers, 414 Precipitation Experiments, 358 Preliminary Treatment, 289, 333 Revolving Screens, 124 River Pollution in the West Riding, 553

Sheffield, 324 Sludge Disposal, 553 Staffordshire Trade Wastes, 451 Stream Pollution in the West Riding, 77

Tannery Wastes Purification, 337 Trade Waste from Creameries, 119 Treatment of Trade Wastes, 246, 252 Treatment in 1870, 250 War and Sewage Disposal, 39 Worcester, 10, 40, 45, 51, 67, 87 Works Management, 462, 473, 492 Sheffield, Highway Work at, 312 Sheffield, Refuse Collection and Disposal at, 382

Sheffield, Reinforced Concrete Roads in, 336

Sheffield, Sewage Disposal at, 324 Side Forms for Concrete Roads, 237 Silvertown Reconstruction Scheme, 2 Singapore, Collection and Disposal of Refuse in, 208 Slate Industry, Welsh, 424 Sludge Disposal, 553 Smethwick Housing Scheme, 293 Snow Removal, 168 Soft Timber, Sales of Imported, 66 Soldiers, Re-employment of Discharged, 259

Somerset, Road Maintenance in, 371 Spain, Road and Street Work in, 317

Staffordshire Sewage Effluents, 451 State and Housing, 399 Status of Municipal Engineers, 266 I Steel Mains Reinforced, 481 Storage Cisterns, 98, 200 Streams, The Law in Regard to the Cul verting of, 216 Street Lighting Contracts, 12 Structure in Municipal Housing, 420, 444

Studs on Road Locomotive Wheels, 16, 376

Studs on Traction Engine Wheels, 195 Subsidies, East Suffolk and Road, 200 Superannuation Allowances, 483 Surveyors’ Institution Presidential Address, 417 Swindon, Food Production at, 310 Synthetic Coal, 398

T

Tale of a Newly-made Road, 250 Tannery Wastes, Purification of, 337 Tar Storage, 230 Technicalities of Procedure, 205 Things One Would Like to Know, 19, 31, 57, 83, 110, 131, 145, 171, 189, 213, 232, 257, 273, 293, 300, 325, 341, 362, 385, 405, 432, 450, 472, 503, 514, 536, 551 Tied Rural Houses, 162 Timber in Road Work, Use of, 20 Tiverton, Municipal Work at, 423 Town Planning (See Housing and Town Planning)

Town Planning Institute:—

Presidential Address, 356 | Training of Engineers, Better, 310 j Tramcar v. Motor Omnibus, 483 j Tramway Paving and Repairs, 410 Tramway Rails Renewal, 201 Tramways and Light Railways Associa¬ tion, 3, 22

Tramways and Reconstruction, 266 Tramways, Development of, 268 Tramways, Future of, 75 j Tramways, Government and, 422 Trees in Streets, 117, 527 Trenches, Machine-Made, 525 Tribunals, 41, 63, 115, 124, 168, 185, 220, 235, 247, 259, 323, 362, 504, 518 Trumpery Litigation, 392 j Type of Road, The, 197

U

Ultra-Violet Sterilisation of Water, 405 Unauthorised Connection, 107 United States Roads, 410 Universities, Municipal Engineering and the, 138

Utilisation of Waste Food, &e., in Towns Refuse, 388

V

| Volunteer Fire Brigades, 99

W

Wakefield Water Supply, 455 Wales, Housing in, 526 Wandsworth, De-Tinning at, 317

War:-

Army Sanitary Work, 525, 530, 554 Bonus Schemes, 81, 86, 151, 192,338,367, 414

Building Materials, 411 Certified Occupations, 475, 518 Contracts, 482

Damage and Compensation, 545 Effects in the U.S., 507 Employers and Employees, 371 Municipal Officers and the “Volun teers,” 335

Petrol Allowances, 419 Professional Classes War Relief Council, 399, 409

Public Officials and Military Service, 63, 207, 518 Reconstruction, 56

Re-employment of Discharged Sol¬ diers, 259

Reinforced Concrete at the Front, 184 Street Lighting Contracts, 12 Trade and Employment, 138 Tramway Paving and Repairs, 410 Woman Labour, 23,42 Water :—

Aberdeen, 278

Administrative Questions, 243 Air Lift Pumping, 441 Amateur Well Sinkers, 61 Breaks in Mains, 265 Cardiff Reservoir Contract, 20 Certified Occupations, 475 Charges, 461, 466, 492 Chloramine Sterilisation, 309 Colour Records Applied to Potable Water, 1, 6, 27 Corrosion of Fittings, 513 Covered Reservoir of Reinforced Con¬ crete, 143

CowlydLake Works, 298 i Deficiencies in Water Accounts, 309, 484

Desert Water Finding, 213 Electrolysis Troubles and Remedies, 181, 187, 397 j Hastings, 231 i Irish Water Power, 421 Keighley, 186

Laboratories for Small Waterworks,

135

Leeds and Doncaster Scheme, 397 Leighton Buzzard, 273 Liverpool, 75

Machine Made Trenches, 525 Machine Trenching and Ramming, 110 Microscopic Organisms in Water, 423 “Non-Pressure” Hot Water Supply, 201

Northampton, 77 Rand Water Board,

Rapid Sand Filtration, 341 St, Winifrede’s Well, 99, 183, 279 Storage Cisterns, 98, 200 Ultra-Violet Sterilisation, 405 Use of Copper Sulphate, 423 Sources of Power, 505, 508, 535, 550 Steel Mains Reinforced, 481 Useful Life of Units in Waterworks Plants, 142 Wakefield,

Waste Prevention in Cork, 82, 97 Water Power in Ireland, 63 Worcester, 316 Ystradf elite Works, 122, 146 Warwickshire Roads, 127 ) Well Hall Housing scheme, 269 Westminster Hall, 247 ! West Riding, Stream Pollution in the, 77 What is a Motor-Car” ? 21 Women’s Work for Local Councils, 23, 42 Wood Preservation, 425 Worcestershire Roads, 189 I Worcester Water Supply, 316

Y

Yeovil Rural District Roads, 496 Ystradfellte Waterworks, 122, 146

V111.

THE SURVEYOR AND MUNICIPAL

February 1, 1918-

AUTHORS OF PAPERS, ARTICLES AND

ADDRESSES.

Abbott, E. R., 356 Adshead, S.D.,470, 497 Albert, H., 513 Allen, H. A., 428 Anderson, J. H., 237 Ardern, E., 140 Asher, W., 555 Barwise, S., 39 Beckett, J. J„ 388 Boulnois, H. P., 363, 377 Brown, R , 358 Caink, T., 51 Campbell, D., 255 Chapman, H. T., 76, 376, 474 Coales, H. G , 229 Cockerlyne, E. W., 275,297 Collins, A. H., 12 Crandell, J. S., 534 Creighton, H. J., 538 Cunliffe, H., 89 Davies, D. M., 122 Delany, J. F., 82 Drummond, R , 128 Eccles, W. H., 380

Edwards, A. G ,383 Edwards, L. N., 190 Ellis, A., 268 Friend, J. N., 464 Fyfe, P., 233 Goodacre, E. J., 11, 152 Hadfield, W. J., 337 Haine, W., 423 Haller, J. C., 361 Hatcher, F , 101 Henzell, D. G., 329 Holmes, F. G , 258' Holroyde, J., 339 Honey, R. L., 292 Ivy, J. W., 187 James, C. C , 501 Johnson, G. A., 341 Lambie, R., 284 Lees, E. A., 484 Lloyd, J. H., 318 Lochhead, A. F., 236 > Lovell, R. G„ 125 Martin, A. J., 530, 554 Miller . G. F., 193, 231

Mole, J. H., 420, 444 Morris, C. S., 167 Mourant, C. O., 164 Murray, J., 243 Parker, G. C , 196 Paton, A. W., 238 Pearce, S. L., 6 Pickering, J. S., 1 Priestley, J. A., 24 Roberts, C. H., 508 Rodda, E C.,466 Stilgoe, H. E , 168 Symonds, W. K , 208 Terry, J., 58 Thomson, J., 223 Wakelam, H. T., 100 Weir, W. J., 431 Werner, R. C., 135 Whittemore, I. W., 548 Willis, E., 93 Wilson, J., 486 WordiDgham, C. H., 430, 455 Zimmele, G. B., 252

1

ILLUSTRATIONS.

A

Activated Sludge Process, Design for Aeration and Settling Tanks, 53 Asphalt Surface on B.R.C, Foundation at Sheffield, 336

B

Bognor’s Tank,” 190 Burnettized Wood, Certificate Awarded for, 425

C

Concrete Roads, Side Forms for, 237

D

De-tinning at Wandsworth, 317 Drop Manholes for Sewers, 548

H

Hazen’s Colorimeter, 9 Hennebique Ferro-Concrete Reservoir at