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Problem of the Week: January 14

January 13, 2011
Problem of the Week: Flow Measurement 

Which of the following discharge rates and periods of time will most nearly accumulate 1 ac-ft?

(A) 1 ft/ sec for 12 hr

(B) 25 gal / min for 24 hr

(C) 30 miner's in for 6 hr

(D) 50 gal / min for 8 hr

The answer is (A).

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