Initial drought action program for 1988
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Initial drought action program for 1988 presented to Governor Booth Gardner

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Published by The Committee in [Olympia, Wash.? .
Written in English


  • Droughts -- Washington (State),
  • Water conservation -- Washington (State)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDrought action.
Statementby the Executive Water Emergency Committee.
ContributionsWashington (State). Executive Water Emergency Committee., Washington (State). Governor (1985- : Gardner)
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16664472M

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