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Anti-Water-Monopoly Association

Anti-Water-Monopoly Association

An association of inhabitant householders in ... St. James-Westminster, St. George-Hanover Square,St. Mary-le-bone, St. Pancras and St. Mary-Paddington ... has been formed, for the purpose of resisting the recent combination of the water companies.

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Published by printed by Norton in (London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(4) p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19148372M


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Anti-Water-Monopoly Association Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract: The collection documents the history of the sanitary evolution of London from the s to the early twentieth century. Some separate printed, typescript, and manuscript items trace the stages by which the drainage and fresh water supply for London was introduced-- in its time perhaps the greatest feat of urban civil engineering that had ever been undertaken.

Nineteenth century Anti-Water-Monopoly Association book water supply: Processes of innovation and improvement Article (PDF Available) in The Review of Austrian Economics 26(1) Author: Nicola Tynan.

PDF | OnHugh Goldsmith and others published Financing the evolution of London's water services: to | Find, read and cite. This paper is worth a read. Publishing a truncated HTML version, will read and annotate later, as time permits. Introduction At the turn of the nineteenth century, those London households with piped water supply received their water untreated, intermittently and at low-pressure.

Bythe majority of London’s households had piped supply, with 95% receiving. Full text of "A catalogue of the library of the corporation of London" See other formats. Full text of "Water: its composition, collection and distribution: a practical handbook for domestic and general use / by Joseph Parry" See other formats.

The East London Water Consumer’s Defence Association pressed for municipal control of the water monopoly and called on consumers to boycott local taxes for water not supplied.

Radical imagery showed the water monopoly as a rocky skull propped up by ‘capitalism’ and ‘government acts’, with helpless men, women, and children squashed by. Public protests at these charges led to the formation of an Anti-Water Monopoly Association inwhich successfully petitioned Parliament for the appointment of a Select Committee on the Supply of Water to the Metropolis in The most high profile was the Select Vestry in affluent St Marylebone, a body ‘composed of noblemen and gentlemen’, which introduced three (unsuccessful) bills for a parochial water supply The Anti-Water Monopoly Association (AWMA) was established in October by civil servant James Weale.

Writing inthe engineer William Matthews, a supporter of the companies, sought to undermine both Wright’s constituency, his ‘public’, and his intentions.

Like the Anti-Water Monopoly Association before him, Matthews argued, Wright was motivated by an attempt to establish a rival company. Full text of "Hydraulia, an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Water Works of London: And the " See other formats.

The most high profile was the Select Vestry in affluent St Marylebone, a body ‘composed of noblemen and gentlemen’, which introduced three (unsuccessful) bills for a parochial water supply The Anti-Water Monopoly Association (AWMA) was established in October by civil servant James Weale.