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Potomac River Near the District
Released: 9/11/1996

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Rebecca Phipps 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4460



At 7 a.m., before the rains began, the flow of the Potomac River at the U.S. Geological Survey streamgauge near the District at Little Falls Pumping station was 36 billion gallons per day (bgd) and dropping, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Average flow of the Potomac near the District in September is 1.9 bgd.

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Check the USGS Website in Towson, Md. for more Potomac River water information at http://h2o.usgs.gov/public/district/md/.


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