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The "Monster Septic Tank"

installed in Exeter in 1895 by Mr Donald Cameron

1895 septic tank

       The following is from Historical aspects of wastewater treatment (IWA Publishing, 2002):

Paragraph on septic tank history

Read Cameron’s 1896 paper on septic tanks:
Some recent experiments in sewage treatment at Exeter (Engineering 62, 256−257)