Management of conjunctively used water resource systems in an alluvial valley

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Statementby R.B. Gates ... [et al.].
SeriesResearch project / Department of National Development and Energy, Australian Water Resources Council ;, no. 75/75, Technical paper / Australian Water Resources Council ;, no. 69, Research project (Australian Water Resources Council) ;, no. 75/75., Technical paper (Australian Water Resources Council) ;, no. 69.
ContributionsGates, R. B.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02897 (Q)
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Paginationv, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
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Open LibraryOL1606741M
ISBN 100644018518
LC Control Number91144536

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