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Issues of unaccounted for water in the urban water sector

G. S. Sastry

Issues of unaccounted for water in the urban water sector

by G. S. Sastry

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Published by Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water utilities -- India -- Bangalore.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.S. Sastry.
    SeriesWorking paper -- 176
    ContributionsInstitute for Social and Economic Change.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4465.I5 S27 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16482699M
    ISBN 108177911325
    LC Control Number2007388917
    OCLC/WorldCa174112976

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