Wilhelm, Janine,

Environment and pollution in Colonial India : sewerage technologies along the sacred Ganges / Janine Wilhelm. - 199 pages ; 24 cm - Routledge studies in South Asian history ; 15 .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-193) and index.

A rivers pollution prevention act for India? -- River of disease -- Local self-government and river pollution -- Biological sewage treatment in the United Provinces : trial and failure -- Biological sewage treatment in Calcutta : the septic tank controversy.

9781138646124 (hbk.)


Water quality management--Ganges River Watershed (India and Bangladesh)
Sewage disposal in rivers, lakes, etc.--Environmental aspects--Ganges River Watershed (India and Bangladesh)
Water quality management--Government policy--India.
Sewerage--Government policy.--India
Water--Pollution--History--Ganges River Watershed (India and Bangladesh)--19th century.
Water--Pollution--History--Ganges River Watershed (India and Bangladesh)--20th century.

TD304.G36 / W55 2016

628.309541 WIL / 011029
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