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Abel Wolman

Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries, Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives photograph collection, item 14224

Abel Wolman was the greatest sanitary engineer of the twentieth century and chaired the Department of Sanitary Engineering of the School of Public Health from 1937 to 1961. Wolman co-developed the chlorination process to purify drinking water and helped plan modern water and sewerage systems in over 50 countries.

Abel Wolman

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