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A Means Of Disinfecting Wells

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
July
Year
1895
Copyright
Public Domain
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Heavy raius are apt to contamínate wells aud spread disease ; heneo Dr. Franck has brought under the notice of the Polytechuic society of Berliu a meaus of disinfecting wells, which he employs with success. It consists iu suspendiug in the mouth of the wellan earthenwurc dish containiug 50 to 100 grams (a gram is about 15 grains) of bromiue, which, being volatile in air, forras a dense vapor that filis the well, and is absorbed by the water, thus disiufecting it. The water, it is true, has a slight taste of broraine for a time, but is some eiiough. -

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News