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Plumstead 1895

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Plumstead]

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TABLE X.

Summary of Nuisances abated, Notices served, and General Work of the Sanitary Department for 12 months, ended 31st December, 1895:—

Inspections and Results.Special in both Districts.Total.
WestEast
PREMISES INSPECTED.
No. of houses inspected, House to house7477741021
„ „ re-inspected after service of notices ..1795194113155051
„ „ houses and premises specially inspected, re infectious diseases and complaints109292312163231
„ „ new buildings re certificates ......203203
„ „ where drains have been tested by smoke test33319763593
NUISANCES ABATED—
Drains.
Waste pipes from baths, lavatories, and wash-house sinks, repaired or discon nected from drains425636134
Choked and defective drains remedied127163132422
Defective traps abolished4311928190
Defective and unventilated soil pipes remedied20591493
Stables drained44210
Combined drains taken up and relaid. ...3333
No. of houses re-drained by combined drains..••240240
W.C.'s
W.C.'s repaired, new traps or pans provided, fittings repaired16821485467
Water supply apparatus repaired271250199720
Premises.
Interiors cleansed, repaired, and defectivo roofs repaired6619653315
Damp walls remedied488218148
Paving in yards and wash-houses repaired175156. 36367
Through ventilation provided19101140
Wash-houses without sinks and outlets for waste water13211347
Defective guttering and rain water pipes9510927231
Dustbins supplied7079811961944
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