The Brooklyn Water Works And Sewers by Board of water Brooklyn New York

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Published by University of Michigan Library .

Written in English

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  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8466020M
ISBN 101418140422
ISBN 109781418140427

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