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By J D Mather

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The gathering of papers during this quantity documents the advance of hydrogeology in Britain during the last two hundred years. Following the applying, by way of William Smith, of stratigraphic rules to the sinking of wells, Victorian engineers and scientists validated groundwater as an immense contributor to public water offers. within the 20th century, the advance of groundwater endured quickly, managed through an ever-changing regulatory regime. The 25 papers during this quantity assessment the development which has been made, and the lives and paintings of a few of these who have been in detail concerned. additionally on hand: 4 Centuries of Geological commute: the quest for wisdom strolling, Bicycle, Sledge and Camel - certain booklet no 287 - ISBN 186239234X Mine Water Hydrogeology and Geochemistry - ISBN 1862391130 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes quite a lot of fine quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas attractiveness for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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By J D Mather

ISBN-10: 1429412534

ISBN-13: 9781429412537

ISBN-10: 1862391556

ISBN-13: 9781862391550

The gathering of papers during this quantity documents the advance of hydrogeology in Britain during the last two hundred years. Following the applying, by way of William Smith, of stratigraphic rules to the sinking of wells, Victorian engineers and scientists validated groundwater as an immense contributor to public water offers. within the 20th century, the advance of groundwater endured quickly, managed through an ever-changing regulatory regime. The 25 papers during this quantity assessment the development which has been made, and the lives and paintings of a few of these who have been in detail concerned. additionally on hand: 4 Centuries of Geological commute: the quest for wisdom strolling, Bicycle, Sledge and Camel - certain booklet no 287 - ISBN 186239234X Mine Water Hydrogeology and Geochemistry - ISBN 1862391130 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes quite a lot of fine quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas attractiveness for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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73), became 'possessed of very extensive property in Bath, in houses and ground rents' (Anon. 1835). Today's Rivers and Gay streets in Bath are a legacy of this. Part of this Rivers estate included a private Rivers Waterworks in Crescent Fields. This was supplied from a spring on Beacon hill, Bath (Bartrum 1878) and it was this water supply and distribution network which Smith was now called in to try and improve. He was busy with this throughout 1812, but again details are sparse. Other examples of Smith's work as a waterseeking geologist include the work he did in seeking a supply of water for Swindon in 1816.

Redcliffe, Bristol. ALLSOP, N. 1988. The Somersetshire Coal canal rediscovered. Millstream, Bath. ANDERSON, J. 1797. Two Letters to Sir John Sinclair 1796, reprinted (p. 1-66) in his A Practical Treatise on draining Bogs and Swampy Grounds ... with cursory remarks upon the originality of Mr. Elkington 's mode of Draining. G. G. and J. Robinson, London. ANON. 1795. Annals of Agriculture, 24,563. ANON. 1798. Gentleman's Magazine, 68 (2), 814. ANON. 1801. Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 23 March 1801, p.

History of the present State of the City Waterworks. Dawson, Bath. BEAZLEY, E. 1967. Madocks and the Wonder of Wales. Faber, London. BILLINGSLEY, J. 1798. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Somerset, 2nd edition. Cruttwell, Bath. BROWN, D. 1999. Reassessing the influence of the aristocratic improver: the example of the fifth Duke of Bedford (1765-1802). Agricultural History Review, 47,172-195. BROWN, D. K. 1990. The Combe Hay Caisson Lock: An early submarine. Five Arches, 9, 5-6. CAROZZI, A.

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