Our Good Health: A History of Dublin's Water and Drainage

Our Good Health: A History of Dublin's Water and Drainage

by Michael Corcoran
     
 

Dublin had a supply of piped water since the 13th century and a drainage service since the late 18th century. Their history is related against the backdrop of the city's growth over eight centuries and the struggle to provide clean water and hygienic drainage, the twin elements for public health. Michael Corcoran was a draughtsman with Dublin City Council's Drainage…  See more details below

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Dublin had a supply of piped water since the 13th century and a drainage service since the late 18th century. Their history is related against the backdrop of the city's growth over eight centuries and the struggle to provide clean water and hygienic drainage, the twin elements for public health. Michael Corcoran was a draughtsman with Dublin City Council's Drainage Division for 24 years and is the author of several works including Thro' streets broad and narrow: the history of Dublin's trams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780946841776
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Dublin City Council Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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