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Northern California"s water industry

Joe S. Bain

Northern California"s water industry

the comparative efficiency of public enterprise in developing a scarce natural resource

by Joe S. Bain

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Published by Published for Resources for the Future by the Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 733-753.

    Statementby Joe S. Bain, Richard E. Caves & Julius Margolis.
    ContributionsCaves, Richard., Margolis, Julius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2769.W32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 766 p. :
    Number of Pages766
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21848368M

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