Water and our future

an urban planning manual for local officials by Philip J Mummert

Publisher: National Association of Counties Research Foundation, [distributed] by National Technical Information Service in Washington

Written in English
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  • Water quality management

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Statement[by] P. Mummert [and others]
ContributionsNational Association of Counties Research Foundation
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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Open LibraryOL22789470M

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