The possibility of pollution of underground waters through fissures in rocks has long been a well-established fact. The actual demonstration of such as the source of cases or epidemics of disease in Iowa has until recently not been proved. It is with the idea of reporting an epidemic of typhoid fever due to pollution of this kind and of calling attention to the need of a sanitary water survey in Iowa, that I present this paper.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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"The Pollution of the Underground Waters with Sewage through Fissures in Rocks,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 20(1), 1-10.
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