Reservoir Volumes and Storage for Drought Monitoring as of February 28, 2017

Reservoir Volumes and Storage for Drought Monitoring as of February 28, 2017

Storage in selected Maryland reservoirs for the end of February, 2017

Water System Reservoir Percent Full* Days of Storage**

City of Frostburg

Piney 99% 691
City of Cumberland Lake Gordon **** ****
Lake Koon ****

City of Baltimore

Liberty 87% 313
Loch Raven 99%
Prettyboy 69%
Total 91%

WSSC

Triadelphia Reservoir 48% 93
Rocky Gorge/Duckett
Seneca Creek Reserve 100% 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.

****Not available as of 2017-Mar-07 at 7:24 AM

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

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