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 East Ham]
At the request of the Ministry of Health, the followinginformation
is included in regard to the water supply of the area.
x. The water supply of the Borough and its several parts
has been satisfactory both in quality and quantity.
2. All houses in this Borough have water services laid on
from the Metropolitan Water Board mains. No bacteriological
or chemical analyses were made by this Authority of the raw
water going into suply.
3. The water supplied to this district by the Metropolitan
Water Board does not give rise to plumbo-solvont action.
4. There were no contamination areas.