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Water resources development in the United States of America and Europe

United Nations. Technical Assistance Administration.

Water resources development in the United States of America and Europe

(Austria, France and the Netherlands) 15 August to 8 October 1958; report of the study group of experts from Asia and the Far East.

by United Nations. Technical Assistance Administration.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- United States.,
    • Water resources development -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Series[United Nations. Document], ST/TAO/ser.C/38
      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 ST/TAO/ser.C/38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 143 p.
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5792265M
      LC Control Number60003030
      OCLC/WorldCa8853846

      The United States of America is one of nearly countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. AN INVITATION TO JOIN AMERICA’S WATER FUTURE. Alarming headlines about water seem to be the new normal. Unprecedented droughts, flooding, water pollution, water business risk, wasted or contaminated water caused by crumbling infrastructure, population growth and the staggering effects of extreme weather impact people across the United States every day.

      ii Global Water Supply and Sanitation Assessment Report WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Global water supply and sanitation assessment report. 1. Water supply – statistics 2. Water resources development 3. Sanitation – statistics I. WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (ISBN 92 4 1). Natural Resources Library - from the Department of the Interior The Learning Web - pages for K education, exploration, and life-long learning FAQ about the USGS - .

      The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. This is the homepage for the Water Resources Division of the United States Geological Survey. It offers links to a variety of issues concerning water resources. The main links include: news, features, water data, publications and products, technical resources, programs, local information, and contacts.


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