Our Waterways A History of Inland Navigation considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy

@article{ForbesOurWA,
  title={Our Waterways A History of Inland Navigation considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy},
  author={Urquhart A. Forbes and W. H. R. Ashford},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={74},
  pages={169-170}
}
IT was originally intended to deal in this volume with the whole subject of water conservancy, which has been defined as “the scientific treatment and regulation of all the water received in these islands, from its first arrival in the form of dew or. rain till its final disappearance in the ocean,” tracing the evolution and subsequent history of the various branches of water conservancy, which, in addition to inland navigation, comprise fisheries, water-supply, the mitigation of floods, and…