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An Issue of Sewerage: The role of Ellen Swallow Richards in Broad Irrigation at Vassar College and the present day impacts of excavation on Haven Loam soil

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2023-April-20
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From 1896 to 1909, a system of sewage disposal existed on the Vassar farm, purifying sewage through sandy soils and irrigating the adjacent crop fields. This system was ecologically innovative in its time and Ellen Swallow Richards, a Vassar alumna...

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An Issue of Sewerage: The role of Ellen Swallow Richards in Broad Irrigation at Vassar College and the present day impacts of excavation on Haven Loam soil

Publication Date
2023-April-20
Authors
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Abstract

From 1896 to 1909, a system of sewage disposal existed on the Vassar farm, purifying sewage through sandy soils and irrigating the adjacent crop fields. This system was ecologically innovative in its time and Ellen Swallow Richards, a Vassar alumna...

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