The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Fuertes, James Hillhouse
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FUERTES, foo-ãr'tẹs, James Hillhouse, American civil and sanitary engineer: b. Ponce, Porto Rico, 10 Aug. 1863. He was graduated from Cornell University in 1883. He has constructed works for the sewerage, drainage and water supply of various cities in the United States, Canada and Brazil, and served as consulting engineer of various corporations and municipalities, and is a non-resident lecturer at Cornell. He has published ‘Water and Public Health’ (1897); ‘Water Filtration Works’ (1901); ‘European Sanitary Engineering Series’ in the Engineering Record, and numerous monographs on engineering and sanitary subjects, etc.