London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Islington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington Borough]

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Monthly Deposits recorded by the Deposit Gauges and Sulphur-Dioxide

by the Lead-Peroxide Method

MonthSite No.Rainfall in inches(Tons per square mile)Mg. of SO3/day collected by 100 sq cm of Batch A lead Peroxide (Louvered Box)
Insoluble DepositSoluble DepositTotal Solids
January11.5410.906.5617.464.25
21.659.907.7917.493.79
31 857.026.3613.382.65
February12.059.645.3014.944.40
22.1712.688.3521.033.78
32.3611.036.9217.952.77
March11.6514.2112.3926.604.35
21.6516.0311.6627.694.05
31.5812.656.6619.312.07
April10.438.518.0816.593.27
2(No records available)2.33
30.6711.433.7115.141.41
May1(No records available)1.99
21.9712.825.1017.92*1.95
31.8510.963.0113.971.22
June11.5410.766.9617.721.77
21.8514.706.4621.161.38
31.3518.088.9427.020.70
July13.077.724.9712.691.20
23.0312.924.8717.791.48
33.1110.272.9113.180.52
August13.277.8811.6619.540.99
22.7612.198.9421.131.04
32.447.857.1515.000.54
September14.737.5213.7121.231.25
25.0011.369.6421.002.07
35.287.5522.2629.810.69
October15.1611.237.7819.014.72
25.5211.538.9420.473.05
35.677.5212.8820. 40* 1.66
November13.866.897.1514.044.35
24.0612.5210.4722.994.13
33.708.084.7712.852.47
December12.329.119.0718.184.32
22.6010.965.0716.034.01
32.809.474.5714.542.51
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* Period of exposure 3 10 60 1.11.60 (29 days)
These sites are situated at the following places in the Borough:–
1. Town Hall roof
2. York Way Court (Caledonian Road area)
3. Treatment Centre, at Seven Sisters Road


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