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Chemical and Biological Survey of the Waters of Illinois: Report for Year Ending December 31, 1911 Bartow, Edward, 1912  Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, IL,  ISWS B-9    Full Text Available
EDMUND JANES JAMES, PH.D., LL.D., President University of Illinois.

SIR: Herewith I submit a report of the work of the State Water Survey for two years ending December 31, 1911, and request that it be printed as a bulletin of the University of Illinois, State Water Survey Series No. 9.

The report contains a statement concerning the expansion of the Survey during the latter half of the year, made possible by increased appropriations, a summary showing the analytical work done in each year since the foundation of the Survey, and a summary showing the analytical work done in each month during 1911, and a brief review of work being done with reference to the quality of water in the state by other organizations. Abstracts of reports of the engineering division are given. There are several special articles which describe the expermental work and investigations carried on during the year.

Thanks are due to the regular laboratory staff for their interest in the work of the Survey and to Prof. A. N. Talbot, Dr. R. H. Jesse, Mr. C. E. Millar, M. S., and Mr. B. H. Harrison, B.S., for assistance rendered in the preparation of special articles, and to Messrs. Alvord and Burdick for permission to publish the report on the pollution of Fox River at Geneva. Credit is given in appropriate places for the part each has taken.

Respectfully submitted,
EDWARD BARTOW, Director.



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