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Walthamstow 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Of the 115 Statutory Notices served during 1933, 88 were
complied with.

The nature and variety of the work done during 1933 is shown in the following tables:—

Drains tested575
„ reconstructed or repaired583
„ obstructions removed275
„ means of access provided48
„ ventilation provided or improved84
„ ventilation repaired167
Soil pipes repaired28
„ „ new provided27
Rain water pipes renewed255
„ „ „ disconnected from drains49
Roofs repaired or renewed706
Gutterings repaired or renewed411
W.C. pans or traps provided407
Gully traps provided101
W.C. flush cisterns provided74
„ „ repaired211
W.C. floors concreted79
W.C.'s repaired and cleansed511
W.C.'s light and ventilation repaired13
Waste pipes renewed or trapped215
„ „ repaired125
New sinks provided100
Water supply reinstated6
„ „ taken off main14
Cisterns cleansed and covered62
Conveniences cleansed or repaired29
Sculleries paved100
Yards and forecourts paved and repaired480
Dirty houses cleansed109
„ rooms cleansed3,423
Floors repaired280
Ventilations under floors provided248
New damp-proof courses provided278
Sites concreted12
Offensive accumulations removed83
Animals improperly kept, removed7
Manure receptacles provided8
Stables cleansed, paved and drained45
Manholes repaired or re-sealed115
Other cases of dampness remedied500
Separate Sanitary Conveniences provided to shops where both sexes are employed4
Miscellaneous repairs2213