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Managing water resources

Slobodan P. Simonovic

Managing water resources

methods and tools for a systems approach

by Slobodan P. Simonovic

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Published by Unesco, Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watershed management.,
  • Water resources development.,
  • Water-supply.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSlobodan P. Simonovic.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC405 .S56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16414718M
    ISBN 109781844075539, 9781844075546
    LC Control Number2008001741

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