Introduction. The river pollution dilemma Victorian Britain I : public health and local government Victorian Britain II : river pollution and sanitary engineering Nuisance law and nuisance economics Nuisance law Nuisance economics Nuisance management Birmingham, Adderley and the River Tame Attorney-General v. Birmingham Attorney-General v. Birmingham Delays and contingencies : Leeds and Barnsley Leeds : Attorney-General v. Leeds Barnsley : Attorney-General v. Barnsley (1873, 1874) The threat of sequestration : Leamington Spa and Tunbridge Wells Leamington Spa : Heath (and Field) v. Wallington Tunbridge Wells : Goldsmid v. Tunbridge Wells Negotiation and settlement : Harrogate and the St. Helens Canal Harrogate : Wood v. High and Low Harrogate (1870, 1874) St. Helens Canal : Legh v. St. Helens Canal and Railway Company The tactic of diversion : Northampton and the Brinsop Hall Coal Company Northampton : Harrold v. Markham (1869) and Monk v. Northampton Brinsop Hall : Pennington v. Brinsop Hall Coal Company (1877, 1882) Protection by statutory legislation : Wolverhampton Wolverhampton : Giffard v. Wolverhampton (1874, 1886) Wolverhampton : the Wolverhampton Corporation Act Conclusions.
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