The Quality of drinking water in Ireland
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The Quality of drinking water in Ireland a report for the year 1998 with a review of the period 1996-1998. by

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency in Johnstown Castle Estate, Co.Wexford .
Written in English


  • Drinking water -- Ireland.,
  • Water quality management -- Ireland.

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ContributionsIreland. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination324p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18325352M
ISBN 101840950064

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