cubic foot per second

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cubic foot per second

[¦kyü·bik ¦fu̇t pər ′sek·ənd]
(mechanics)
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With one gate closed, the dam's capacity for draining a swollen Leaburg Reservoir would be 66,000 cubic feet per second.
It also provides the Gulf of Mexico with 90 percent of its fresh water--discharging, on average, 612,000 cubic feet per second.
The flood began gradually, then flowed at 45,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) for a week.
The SWP will reduce exports from about 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 1,500 cfs.
designed for flows of 2,500 cubic feet per second to allow for possible diversions from the property north of the channel.
But Friday, the inflow into Fern Ridge Lake from the Long Tom River was only 130 cubic feet per second.
The pumps to be supplied will pump cumulatively 2,100 cubic feet per second ( 942,480 gpm) and meet the requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which will provide partial financing for the project.
When we started the project, we have 20 cubic feet of water per second going over the dam, which is a normal flow, and almost overnight, we had more than 400 cubic feet per second (because of rain).
Loe says the river is quite wadable when flows are below 250 cubic feet per second.
Currently, there is approximately 32,000 cubic feet per second of floodwater flowing in the Brazos River through the city of Waco due to discharges from Whitney, Waco and Aquilla Lakes.
force main must be sized for flows of 50 cubic feet per second.
wins the right to draw 34 cubic feet per second from the McKenzie, the company will then head into another showdown, seeking to overturn a state Department of Fish and Wildlife directive that the company cannot withdraw the water during dry summer months if that would send the river flow below 2,000 cubic feet per second.