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Released: 9/26/1995

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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Flow of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., has increased by about 25 percent since Friday (Sept. 22), according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Ongoing rains have increased the the flow near the District to about 1,200 million gallons per day (mgd), a 25 percent increase over Friday (Sept. 22) when the flow was about 918 mgd.

Average flow in September is about 1,900 mgd.

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