Historical overview of the Copenhagen sewerage system

S. S\303\270rensen, B. Petersen, N. Kofod & P. Jakobsen
The Copenhagen sewerage system was established in 1857. Thus, in 2007 we celebrate our 150th anniversary. Previous to the establishment there were some years of discussion of the principle \342\200\223 combined vs. separate sewer network. Most of the sewer network we know today was founded 1860-1910. Until 1892 the contents of latrines were still collected and driven to the country for fertilization. The rest of the sewage was lead to the harbour, causing extreme odours...

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Historical overview of the Copenhagen sewerage system

S. S\303\270rensen, B. Petersen, N. Kofod & P. Jakobsen
The Copenhagen sewerage system was established in 1857. Thus, in 2007 we celebrate our 150th anniversary. Previous to the establishment there were some years of discussion of the principle \342\200\223 combined vs. separate sewer network. Most of the sewer network we know today was founded 1860-1910. Until 1892 the contents of latrines were still collected and driven to the country for fertilization. The rest of the sewage was lead to the harbour, causing extreme odours...

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