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This volume is the third in a series by the same authors on American sewerage practice, the first being the design of sewers, and the second on the construction of sewers. There are already two excellent books by American writers on sewage disposal—one by Kinnicut, Winslow and Pratt, the other by George W. Fuller—and the question might be raised whether a third treatise on the same subject is needed within so brief a period after publication of the others. New light, however, is being thrown almost daily on the subject of sewage treatment, and opinions and methods are changing so rapidly that any new and authoritative book in this field must prove valuable to practical workers. This is especially the case with such a masterly summary as this one, enriched as it is with the authors' well-matured opinions. Modern developments are described with a wealth of detail and a balanced
Disposal of Sewage.. JAMA. 1916;LXVI(9):677. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580350065038