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Statistical summary of water supply and treatment practices in the United States.

John R. Thoman

Statistical summary of water supply and treatment practices in the United States.

by John R. Thoman

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- United States.,
    • Water-supply engineering.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 53.

      SeriesPublic Health Service publication, no. 301, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 301.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD223 .T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6149264M
      LC Control Number53063291
      OCLC/WorldCa6107405

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      In the United States today, most citizens expect to have access to low-cost, high-quality drinking water at their taps. While the U.S. drinking water supply is superior to water supplies in many parts of the world and reflects the high priority that Americans have placed on water quality, there is still room for significant improvement in water service. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Directorate and the United States Fire Administration (USFA). SFPE is an engineering association for advancing the science and practice of fire protection engineering. Water supply is an important subject to the fire service, fire protection engineers, and city managers. These manuals are intended to provide a reference for concepts and terminology. The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published from to , is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.. It is designed to serve as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to other statistical publications and sources both in print and on the Web.


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