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Reservoir Safety and the Environment Proceedings of the Eighth Conference of the British Dam Society Held at the University of Exeter, 14-17 Septembe by British Dam Society

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Published by Thomas Telford .
Written in English


  • Dams & reservoirs,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Engineering - Hydraulic,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7866670M
ISBN 100727720104
ISBN 109780727720108

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