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 28 May 2015.]
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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.