Microbial health considerations of soil disposal of domestic wastewaters proceedings of a conference May 11-12, 1982, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

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Statementeditors, Larry W. Canter ... [et al.]
ContributionsCanter, Larry W, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory
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Paginationviii, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
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