Reservoir Volumes and Storage for Drought Monitoring as of Dec 31

Reservoir Volumes and Storage for Drought Monitoring as of October 31, 2016

Storage in selected Maryland reservoirs for the end of October, 2016

Water System Reservoir Percent Full* Days of Storage**

City of Frostburg

Piney 99% 619
City of Cumberland Lake Gordon 100% 327
Lake Koon 69%

City of Baltimore

Liberty 88% 327
Loch Raven 96%
Prettyboy 89%
Total 90%

WSSC

Triadelphia Reservoir 65% 142
Rocky Gorge/Duckett
Seneca Creek Reserve 98% NA
All Potomac River Plants Jennings-Randolph Reserve*** 100% NA

* Percent Full is the ratio of current volume to the maximum usable volume in each reservoir at the end of the month.

** Days of Storage is the amount of days it would take to use current volume of reservoir (w/o recharge) based on average raw water withdrawals from similar time frame from previous two years.

*** Percent full for Jennings-Randolph Reservoir is based on alloted amount of water in reservoir used to supplement Potomac River flow for drinking water purposes.

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Please contact the Water Supply Program at WATER.SUPPLY@maryland.gov or 410-537-3702

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