Groundwater & public policy series.

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Other titlesGroundwater & public policy., Groundwater and public policy series.
ContributionsSoil and Water Conservation Society (U.S.), Freshwater Foundation.
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Pagination17 v. :
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL18177040M

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Manager of Regulatory Affairs: Mark Jones.Current water policy in the study area promotes the use of groundwater and puts pressure on the ecologically sensitive groundwater-dependent mires and other groundwater-dependent ecosystems.

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