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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Great Lakes region (North America)


  • Sewage -- Purification -- Phosphate removal.,
  • Effluent quality -- Great Lakes region (North America),
  • Lime.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 114-127.

Statementby R. J. P. Brouzes.
SeriesResearch program for the abatement of municipal pollution within the provisions of the Canada-Ontario agreement on Great Lakes water quality, research report ; no. 21, Research program for the abatement of municipal pollution under the provisions of the Canada-Ontario agreement of the Great Lakes water quality, research report ;, no. 21.
LC ClassificationsTD751 .B73
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4281553M
LC Control Number78307752

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