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Water supply, water user behaviour, and attitudes

Water supply, water user behaviour, and attitudes

a follow-up study on the provision of safe drinking water in rural areas of Yasothon Province : a research report

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Published by Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University in [Bangkok] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Social aspects
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply, Rural -- Social aspects -- Thailand.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Rāingān wičhai rư̄ang lǣng nam phrưttikam kānchai nam læ thatsanakhati.

      Statementby Nongluk Tunyavanich ... [et al.], with support from Thai-Australian Northeast Village Water Resource Project.
      SeriesProject report ;, no. 96, Project report (Thai-Australian Northeast Village Water Resource Project) ;, no. 96.
      ContributionsNonglak Thanyawānit., Mahāwitthayālai Mahidon. Khana Sangkhomsāt læ Manutsayasāt., Thai-Australian Northeast Village Water Resource Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD313.T48 R3613 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 93 p. ;
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2011440M
      LC Control Number90915370

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