Sewerage & water supply : report from the Select Committee on the Sewerage of and Supply of Water for Melbourne : together with the minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Victoria. Legislative Council. Select Committee on the Sewerage and Supply of Water for Melbourne
Other Authors: Blackburn, James, 1803-1854, Hodgkinson, Clement, 1818-1893, Johnston, James Stewart, 1811-1896, Nicholson, William, 1816-1865, Oldham, Thomas, 1816-1878, Palmer, James Frederick, Sir, 1803-1871, Pohlman, Robert Williams, 1811-1877, Russell, Andrew, 1808?-1867, Westgarth, William, 1815-1889
Published: Melbourne : Printed by John Ferres at the Government Printing Office, 1853
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1852-53
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Item Description: "Ordered by the Council to be printed, 11th. January, 1853"
Committee: J[ames] F. Palmer (chairman), [James S.] Johnston, [Robert W.] Pohlman, [Andrew] Russell and [William] Westgarth
Witnesses: Edward Barker (surgeon), James Blackburn (surveyor Melbourne City Corporation), Robert Bowie (consulting surgeon to the [British] Metropolitan Board of Sewer Commissioners &c.), Alexander Cairn (drain & pipe tiler), George Ward Cole (chairman of a Provisional Committee for establishing a Water Company in Melbourne), Thomas Cooper (sanitary expert), Frederick Gonerman Dalgety (agent Imperial Insurance Co.), Augustus F. A Greeves (Melbourne City councillor), William Benjamin Hatch (agent Cornwall Insurance Co.), Robert Hoddle (surveyor general Vic.), Clement Hodgkinson (asst. surveyor), Godfrey Howitt MD, John George Knight (civil engineer Colonial Archiect's Dept.), D. MacClenaghan (sanitary expert), Henry Miller MLC (chairman Fire Insurance Co.), James Motherwell MD, Thomas Oldham (engineering contractor), Joseph Richardson (treasurer Melbourne City Corporation), David J. Thomas (surgeon) and Jonathan Binns Were (agent Alliance British and Foreign Insurance Co.)
Appendix A: Report of the city surveyor James Blackburn to the chairman and members of the Water Works Committee (received by the Council and ordered to be printed 9th January 1851) respecting John King's and other plans for water supply
Appendix B: 7th August 1851 report of the city surveyor James Blackburn on the Plenty Scheme proposed water works addressed to the chairman and members of the Water Works Committe (received by the Council and ordered to be printed on the 9th August 1851) : together with Appendix No. 1 (Names of streets in which pipes and mains will be laid ...) and 6 estimates of cost
Appendix C: Report of the City Council of Melbourne Water Works Committee (signed by chairman Mayor William Nicholson) comprising the report no. 62 of 28th October 1851 obtained from the city surveyor (James Blackburn) proposing modifications on John King's scheme + 2 estimates of cost
Appendix D: Report [no. 40] 28th April 1851 of the city surveyor James Blackburn to the chairman and other members of the Committee for Inquiring into the Impurities of the Yarra River (received by the Council and ordered to be printed 1st May 1851)
Appendix E: Clement Hodgkinson's report [to the chairman of the Sewerage Committee] on the water supply and sewerage of Melbourne/raising water by means of steam power alone
Appendix F: Nov. 16th 1852 letter from Clement Hodgkinson to [James F. Palmer] the Speaker of the Legislative Council & chairman of the Select Committee on the sanitary state of the City
Appendix G: Mr. Surveyor Hodgkinson's Report [of Dec. 15th 1852] on his recent visit, in company with the city surveyor and Mr. Oldham C.E., to the sources of the Plenty River and proposed sites for works connected with the modified scheme for supplying Melbourne with water on the gravitation principle
Appendix H: Dec. 3rd 1852 letter from city surveyor James Blackburn to [James F. Palmer] Speaker of the Legislative Council/chairman of the Select Committee regarding the sanitary state of the City
Appendix I: Jan. 4th 1853 letter from Thomas Oldham to [James F. Palmer] Speaker of the Legislative Council/chairman of the Select Committee respecting the outfall from Elizabeth Street to the saltwater River
Map No. 1: Illustrative of [John] King's and [Clement] Hodgkinson's schemes
Map No. 2. Illustrative of [James] Blackburn's original and modified gravitation scheme
Diagram: Illustrative of Mr. [John] Knight's evidence
Other mentions: Eliabeth Street 79, Elizabeth Street North 77, England 79, Europe 79, Flinders Lane 77, Flinders Street 77,78, Geelong and Western District Insurance Company 35, Grantham [England] 79, Latrobe Steet 77, Little Bourke street 77, Little Collins Street 77, London 79, Melbourne 79, [N.S.W. Melbourne Incorporation Act 1842 No. 7] given as Act of Incorporation (6 Victoria No. 7) 77, [N.S.W. Melbourne Private Streets Act 1850 No. 20] given as The Private Lanes Act (14 Vict., No. 20) 77, [N.S.W.] Public Abattoirs Act 1850 No.17 78, [N.S.W. Town Police Act 1838 No. 2] given as Towns Police Act (2nd Victoria, No. 2) 78, Prince's Bridge 78, Spencer Street 77,78, Spring Street 77, Yarra River 78,
BOUND IN 1852/53 VOLUME 2 p. [779-876]
Physical Description: xi, 79, 6p., [3] p. of plates (2 folded) ; 33cm.