Improved decision-making for water resources

the key to sustainable development for metropolitan regions : Urban Water Resources Conference proceedings : September 16-17, 1999, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • 157 Pages
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  • English
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program, Great Cities Institute , Urbana, Ill, Chicago
Water resources development -- Congresses., Municipal water supply -- Congre
Statementeditors, Martin Jaffe, Debby Mir.
SeriesSea Grant publication -- no. IISG-02-02., Sea Grant publication (Urbana, Ill.) ; no. IISG-02-02
ContributionsJaffe, Martin S., Mir, Debby., Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program., University of Illinois at Chicago. Great Cities Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 157 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18183333M

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