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Published by AWWA Research Foundation and American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water utilities -- United States -- Management.,
    • Water utilities -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Benchmarking (Management) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Bill Kingdom ... [et al.] ; sponsored by AWWA Research Foundation.
      ContributionsKingdom, Bill., AWWA Research Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4461 .P37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL720092M
      ISBN 100898678773
      LC Control Number97106742
      OCLC/WorldCa36458361


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