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


  • Aquatic pests -- Identification.,
  • Aquatic pests -- Control.

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Edition Notes

SeriesAWWA manual ;, M7
ContributionsIngram, William Marcus, 1913-, American Water Works Association.
LC ClassificationsTD491 .A49 no. M7 1995, TD427.A68 .A49 no. M7 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL862196M
ISBN 100898677602
LC Control Number95145420

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