Leaky Drain

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This illustration shows how putrefying animal matters from a leaky drain and an overflowing cess-pool soak diagonally into the well and contaminate the well-water, which is pumped up and used by the family without, perhaps, a thought of danger from this terrible sanitary defect.


Joseph G. Richardson, Health and Longevity (New York, Home Health Society, 1912) 70


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