The Designing and Construction of Storage Reservoirs

Jacob, Arthur

Published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1873
Used Condition Collectible-Very Good Illustrated Boards
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Illustrations. 95 pages plus publisher's advertising. The author provides a brief history of water storage through the generations and concludes that India had the greatest number of irrigation reservoirs; he compares Indian construction with that of Ceylon. Mr. Jacob describes rainfall in various countries, soil content, rate of absorption of rain into the soil, volcanic rocks compared to granite, evaporation, puddle walls, etc, all of which have a bearing on the construction of water storage facilities. Bookseller Inventory # 4184

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Title: The Designing and Construction of Storage ...

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand, New York

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Illustrated Boards

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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