Agricultural drainage issues in the Central Valley, California
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Agricultural drainage issues in the Central Valley, California oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, October 26, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English



  • California,
  • Central Valley (Valley)


  • San Joaquin Valley Drainage Monitoring Program.,
  • Drainage -- California -- Central Valley (Valley),
  • Irrigation -- California -- Central Valley (Valley)

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .I538 1993f
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 577 p. :
Number of Pages577
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1192364M
ISBN 100160440343
LC Control Number94183634

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