Agricultural to urban water transfers
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Agricultural to urban water transfers an assessment of the issues and options by Teresa A. Rice

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Published by Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English



  • Colorado.


  • Water transfer -- Colorado.,
  • Water resources development -- Colorado.,
  • Municipal water supply -- Colorado.,
  • Water use -- Colorado.

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Statementby Teresa A. Rice, Lawrence J. MacDonnell.
SeriesCompletion report ;, no. 177, Completion report (Colorado Water Resources Research Institute) ;, no. 177.
ContributionsMacDonnell, Lawrence J., Colorado Water Resources Research Institute., University of Colorado, Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center.
LC ClassificationsHD1694.C6 R53 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 82, 12 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1240366M
LC Control Number94621979

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