Water-quality assessment for Arvada Reservoir, Denver metropolitan area, Colorado
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports [distributor] in Denver, Colo .
Written in English


  • Water quality -- Colorado -- Denver Metropolitan Area

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Other titlesWater quality assessment for Arvada Reservoir, Denver metropolitan area, Colorado
Statementby Linda J. Britton and Neville G. Gaggiani ; prepared in cooperation with the city of Arvada
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 87-4107
ContributionsGaggiani, Neville G, Arvada (Colo.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Paginationv, 66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610933M

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