This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
Source And Quality Of Water. - Rain-Water. - Pond-Water. - Spring-Water. Well-Water. - River-Water. - Sea-Water. - Croton-Water. - Snow-Water. - Ice-Water. - Soft and Hard Waters. - Distilled Water. - Preparation of Distilled Water. - Properties and Tests of Distilled Water. - Chemically Pure Water.