JAMA. 1907;XLIX(8):668-674. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320080036001k.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

The desirability of state control over inland waters, I am sure, will be recognized by every careful thinker as an absolute necessity. Of course there are some selfish individuals who wish to use a waterway for their own convenience, urging that streams are Nature's sewers. But even these individuals run to cover when their personal comfort is jeopardized by their neighbors following out this line of argument.

For many years England permitted the pollution of streams, but a time came when such conditions were beyond endurance. It then cost millions of pounds to remedy the evil. The older states in our own country tolerated stream pollution until conditions became unbearable, and then, following in the steps of England, undertook to remedy an evil which never should have been permitted to exist. The newer states seem to be following in the footsteps of the older countries so far as these evils


Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview




Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.