2 edition of analysis of the water situation in the United States found in the catalog.
analysis of the water situation in the United States
Richard W. Guldin
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo
Written in English
|Statement||Richard W. Guldin.|
|Series||General technical report RM -- 177.|
|Contributions||Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||178 p. :|
|Number of Pages||178|
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An analysis of the water situation in the United States: by Guldin, Richard W; Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)Pages: Analysis of the water situation in the United States, Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S.
Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Second, the Forest Service was to use, to the extent practicable, information collected by other public agencies on the resources studied. This report faithfully follows that direction.
This report has nine chapters beginning with a broad overview of the current water resource situation in the United by: An analysis of the water situation in the United States, a technical document supporting the RPA assessment by Guldin, Richard W; United States.
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In the United States the patterns of precipitation, water use, and water management problems are highly variable.
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Chapter 1 reviews the historical, current, and projected occurrence of drought in the United States. Chapter 2 describes the importance of water to our national economy.
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