Water-use trends in the Desert Southwest, 1950-2000

by A. D. Konieczki

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.]

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Other titlesGround-water Resources Program.
Statementby A.D. Konieczki and J.A. Heilman.
SeriesScientific investigations report -- 2004-5148
ContributionsHeilman, J. A., Geological Survey (U.S.). Ground-water Resources Program.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL23061299M

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