Manual of septic-tank practice. Developed in cooperation with the Joint Committee on Rural Sanitation. by United States. Public Health Service. Division of Engineering Services.

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Other titlesSeptic-tank practice
SeriesU.S. Public Health Service. Publication no. 526
LC ClassificationsTD778 U65
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Number of Pages85
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