Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
No. Name of town or district. Remarks.
20 Haslingden, Rawtenstall and Bacup After two years' working it was found necessary to clean out the tanks on
account of large upheavals of black sediment. The black sediment had a
strong odour of sulphuretted hydrogen. It had a tendency to choke both
the artificial and land filters. Periodical cleaning out has since been
21 Heywood The information respecting this centre has been obtained from particulars
published by the Corporation of Manchester.