- James Mansergh
name = James Mansergh
nationality = English
birth_date = 1824
birth_place = Lancaster,
death_date = 1905
discipline = Civil,
Institution of Civil Engineers(president), Engineering Standards Committee (chairman),
Claymills Pumping Station, Hury Reservoir, Elan Aqueduct
James Mansergh (1824 - 1905) was an English
Mansergh was born in Lancaster. He started his career in
railwaywork and then designed many sewageschemes and fresh water schemes.
His most famous projects were:
Elan ValleyDam and Elan aqueductfor Birmingham, England (water supply).
Hury Reservoirfor Stockton and Middlesbrough, England (water supply).
Werribeesewage works and farm for Melbourne, Australia.
Claymills Pumping Stationfor Burton upon Trent, England (sewage disposal).
*Laid out parts of Ramsey,
Isle of Man(drainage).
He was the President of the
Institution of Civil Engineersfrom November 1900 to November 1901.Citation | first = Garth | last = Watson| title = The Civils | publisher = London: Thomas Telford Ltd | page = 252
year = 1988 | isbn = 0-727-70392-7]
He was the Chairman of the Engineering Standards Committee which became the
British Standards Institution.
* [http://history.powys.org.uk/history/rhayader/mansergh1.html Elan Valley]
* [http://www.claymills.org.uk/ Claymills Archives] Ref 3 1898 Official Guide to Isle-of-Man
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