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Health advisories for drinking water contaminants

United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water health advisories.

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drinking water -- Contamination -- Health aspects -- United States.,
    • Drinking water -- Standards -- United States.,
    • Health risk assessment -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesDrinking water contaminants.
      ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA592.A1 H4 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1735527M
      ISBN 10087371931X
      LC Control Number92040501


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