Public water supplies of selected municipalities in Florida, 1975
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Public water supplies of selected municipalities in Florida, 1975 by Henry G. Healy

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Tallahassee .
Written in English



  • Florida


  • Municipal water supply -- Florida -- Charts, diagrams, etc.,
  • Groundwater -- Florida -- Charts, diagrams, etc.

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Statementby Henry G. Healy ; prepared in cooperation with Florida Department of Environmental Regulation ... [et al.].
SeriesWater-resources investigations ;, 77-53
ContributionsFlorida. Dept. of Environmental Regulation., Geological Survey (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 77-53, TD224.F6 .W375 no. 77-53
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4692533M
LC Control Number77604250

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