Effects of water conservation induced wastewater flow reduction

a perspective by Jimmy S. Koyasako

Publisher: Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Publisher: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Springfield, Va

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  • Water conservation -- Research -- California.,
  • Sewage disposal -- Costs.,
  • Sewage -- Environmental aspects.

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Statementby Jimmy S. Koyasako.
SeriesResearch reporting series. 2. Environmental protection technology -- EPA-600/2-80-137., Research reporting series -- EPA-600/2-80-137.
ContributionsMunicipal Environmental Research Laboratory., Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. Wastewater Research Division., California. Dept. of Water Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL17822945M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Koyasako, Jimmy S. Effects of water conservation induced wastewater flow reduction. Cincinnati: Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Springfield, Va.: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, EFFECTS OF WATER CONSERVATION INDUCED WASTEWATER FLOW REDUCTION A Perspective by Jimmy S.

Koyasako Department of Water Resources The Resources Agency State of California Sacramento, California Grant No. R Project Officer John N^ English Wastewater Research Division Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.

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