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The Resource Brown acres : an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers, by Anna Sklar

Brown acres : an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers, by Anna Sklar

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Brown acres : an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers
Title
Brown acres
Title remainder
an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers
Statement of responsibility
by Anna Sklar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With more than fifty photographs, diagrams and maps, Brown Acres is the first historical narrative to detail any world-class city's sewer system--complete with the relationship between headstrong politicians and the reformers seeking to "heal the bay" after a century of pollution and contamination. Brown Acres provides a unique look at the underground history of Los Angeles"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.72/8493
Index
index present
LC call number
TD525.L7
LC item number
S55 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Brown acres : an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers, by Anna Sklar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index
Contents
Rivers of darkness -- Sewers for the pueblo -- A sewer system is born -- Sewer to the sea -- Sewage woes -- More sewage misery -- Dilution is the solution to pollution -- Pollution of the Santa Monica Bay -- A modern treatment plant -- An interim solution to pollution -- The clean water battle -- Do-gooders get organized -- Healing the bay -- No more Brown Acres
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781883318758
Isbn Type
(trade paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006189
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown wrappers. Signed by author on t.p. Gift of author, 2009.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)193903892
  • ucoclc193903892
Label
Brown acres : an intimate history of the Los Angeles sewers, by Anna Sklar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index
Contents
Rivers of darkness -- Sewers for the pueblo -- A sewer system is born -- Sewer to the sea -- Sewage woes -- More sewage misery -- Dilution is the solution to pollution -- Pollution of the Santa Monica Bay -- A modern treatment plant -- An interim solution to pollution -- The clean water battle -- Do-gooders get organized -- Healing the bay -- No more Brown Acres
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781883318758
Isbn Type
(trade paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006189
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown wrappers. Signed by author on t.p. Gift of author, 2009.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)193903892
  • ucoclc193903892

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