Water resources planning and management in the United States federal system
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Water resources planning and management in the United States federal system based on a report of the Engineering Foundation and Universities Council on Water Resources [conference], July 6-11, 1986, New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire, with supplementary material through 1988 by

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Published by Engineering Foundation? in [S.l .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- United States.,
  • Water quality management -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith the cooperation of Department of the Army--Corps of Engineers ... [et al.].
ContributionsUniversities Council on Water Resources., Engineering Foundation (U.S.), United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management in the United States Federal System (1986: New England College)
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Paginationv, 148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18176116M

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