Editors. "Public Health Act in Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18691, accessed 03 December 2016.]
Public Health Act in Britain (38 words)
Historical Context Note
In an attempt to combat epidemics of cholera and other water-borne diseases, the British Parliament passes a Public Health Act, which requires all new residential developments to include an indoor drainage system and a supply of running water.18691 Public Health Act in Britain 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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