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Water crisis ending the policy drought by Terry Lee Anderson

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Water conservation -- Government policy -- West (U.S.),
  • Water-supply -- West (U.S.) -- Rates,
  • Water rights -- West (U.S.)

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Edition Notes

StatementTerry L. Anderson
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16653207M
ISBN 100801830877, 0801830885
LC Control Number83048046

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