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Lambeth 1966

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

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No houses were permanently supplied by stand pipe.
There was no change to the general scheme of supply in the area.
The following additions to the mains in the area took place
trunk mains - 705 yards
other mains - 884 yards.

EXAMINATION OF WATER SUPPLY Bacteriological Results-Yearly Averages 1966

Source of supplyBEFORE TREATMENT
Number of samplesAgar plate count per ml.Coliform countEscherichia coli count
20-24 hours at 37°C.3 days at 22°C.Per cent. samples negative in 100ml.Count per 100ml.Per cent. samples negative in 100ml.Count per 100ml.
Thames-derived, South of River Honor Oak680.13499.590.197.06
Source of supplyAFTER TREATMENT
Number of samplesAgar plate count per ml.Coliform countE. coli count
20-24 hours at 37 C.3 days at 22°C.Per cent. samples negative in 100 ml.Per cent. samples negative in 100 ml.
Thames- derived, South of River1,82510.8-99.1899.95
Honor Oak700.015100.0100.0
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