1 edition of Climate change in water utility planning found in the catalog.
Climate change in water utility planning
David Noble Yates
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-78).
|Statement||prepared by David Yates and Kathleen MIller ; jointly sponsored by Water Research Foundation and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research|
|Contributions||Miller, Kathleen A., Water Research Foundation, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research|
|LC Classifications||TD353 .Y38 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|LC Control Number||2011420796|
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