Water management in the United States
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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Water resources development -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 126-127.

StatementEnvironment Directorate.
SeriesStudy on economic and policy instruments for water management
LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 O74 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4606152M
LC Control Number77369430

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