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Published by Public Works Historical Society in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago Metropolitan Area.


  • Municipal water supply -- United States -- History.,
  • Water-supply -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Howard Rosen, Ann Durkin Keating.
ContributionsRosen, Howard, 1943-, Keating, Ann Durkin., Public Works Historical Society., Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Ill.)
LC ClassificationsTD223 .W2915 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 385 p. :
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1865069M
ISBN 101882102010
LC Control Number90023050

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