Water project construction backlog--a serious problem with no easy solution
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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers.,
  • United States. -- Bureau of Reclamation.,
  • Water resources development -- United States -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Federal aid to water quality management -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14512836M

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