WATER AND WASTE SYSTEMS

1926

                     
1930 
  1930s The Dust Bowl created food shortages across the nation. Unneccessary irrigation practices contributed to this lack of water. The impact of the famine was widespread and recovery took years due. Water is an intergral part of human existence.
 
 
   
 
                     
  1933 An outbreak of amoebic dysentery in Chicago during the
World’s Fair created new interest in the issue of waste disposal. The problem was traced back to faulty plumbing in two hotels in the area. 98 deaths. Major Joel Connolly, Chief Inspector of the Chicago Bureau of Sanitary Engineering stated, “[One of the lessons to be drawn from the 1409 cases of dysentery reported] …is that plumbing demands the very best, painstaking effort that…plumbers can give in every building…”
                              
 
   
1933  
   
 
     
 
     
 
             
 
             
 
             
 
                     
 
                     
   1933 The Civilian Conservation Corp was founded to create jobs for many jobless Americans. Many of the environmental protection movements came out of this time and these fundings.
                 
 
 
   
 
                     
 
                     

1940

                     


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