1 edition of Emergency water planning for natural and man-made emergencies found in the catalog.
Emergency water planning for natural and man-made emergencies
by US Army Corps Engineers, Water Resources Support Center, Institute for Water Resources in Fort Belvoir, Va
Written in English
|Statement||by John F. Langowski ... [et al.] ; a report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for water resources by Planning and Management Consultants, Ltd.|
|Series||IWR report ;, 87-R-6|
|Contributions||Langowski, John F., Institute for Water Resources (U.S.), Planning and Management Consultants, Ltd.|
|LC Classifications||HD4461 .E44 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 97,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||88600720|
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