Water policies for the future

final report to the President and to the Congress of the United States.
  • 579 Pages
  • 2.21 MB
  • English
For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. , Washington
Water resources development -- United St
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 579 p.
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Open LibraryOL17733855M

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