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Problem Organisms in Water

American Water Works Association

Problem Organisms in Water

Identification and Treatment (Awwa Manual)

by American Water Works Association

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Published by Amer Water Works Assn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Aquatic pests,
  • Control,
  • Identification

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8270975M
    ISBN 100898677602
    ISBN 109780898677607


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