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Published by The Foundation and American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Water consumption -- United States -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Paul T. Bowen ... [et al.] ; sponsored by AWWA Research Foundation.
ContributionsBowen, Paul T., American Water Works Association., AWWA Research Foundation.
LC ClassificationsTD223 .R447 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1180935M
ISBN 10089867686X
LC Control Number94168368

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