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Relationship of costs and water use efficiency for irrigation projects in Idaho

R. G. Allen

Relationship of costs and water use efficiency for irrigation projects in Idaho

by R. G. Allen

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Published by Idaho Water Resources Research Institute, University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Idaho
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation projects -- Idaho -- Costs.,
    • Water use -- Idaho -- Cost effectiveness.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R.G. Allen and C.E. Brockway ; submitted to Office of Water Research and Technology, United States Department of the Interior.
      ContributionsBrockway, C. E. 1936- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1739.I2 A6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4241613M
      LC Control Number80622427

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