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Water and the City

Howard Rosen

Water and the City

The Next Century

by Howard Rosen

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Public Works Historical Soc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply,
  • Water Supply And Treatment,
  • Chicago Metropolitan Area,
  • United States,
  • History,
  • Illinois,
  • Municipal water supply,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnn Durkin Keating (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8682763M
    ISBN 101882102010
    ISBN 109781882102013

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