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Improving water utility capital efficiency

Improving water utility capital efficiency

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Published by Water Research Foundation in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water utilities -- Capital productivity,
  • Water utilities -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Myron A. Olstein ... [et al.] ; sponsored by Water Research Foundation and United States Environmental Protection Agency.
    ContributionsOlstein, Myron., Water Research Foundation., United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4461 .I46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23968171M
    ISBN 101605730599
    ISBN 109781605730592
    LC Control Number2009502991

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