4 edition of Sustainability criteria for water resource systems found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-247) and index.
|Statement||prepared by the Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria, Water Resources Planning and Management Division, American Society of Civil Engineers and the working group of UNESCO/IHP IV Project M-4.3.|
|Contributions||American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria., Unesco/IHP-IV Project M-4.3.|
|LC Classifications||TD353 .S87 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||98002739|
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