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 St James's, Westminster]
per annum, a saving to the ratepayers of £800. In addition to
the work carried out by Mr. Mead, Mr. Covington has also to
remove the gully slop and sewer deposit, and provide the men to
sweep behind the slop carts. This will effect a further saving of
£350, or altogether a total of £1,150.
I am, Rev. Sir, and Gentlemen,
Your obedient servant,
Surveyor to the Vestry.
The following have been the expenses for the year:
|Cost of water (this includes meter rents)||151||7||6|
|New supply valve||2||9||0|
|Taking down old fittings and re-fixing new||10||0||0|