Reservoirs-2017-08-31

Reservoir Volumes and Storage for Drought Monitoring as of August 31, 2017

​​Storage in selected Maryland reservoirs for the end of August, 2017​

 
Water System Reservoir Percent Full* Days of Storage**
City of Frostburg
Piney **** ****
City of Cumberland Lake Gordon 100% 419
Lake Koon 100%
City of Baltimore
Liberty 95% 334
Loch Raven 100%
Prettyboy 98%
Total 97%
WSSC
Triadelphia Reservoir***** 53% 110*****
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.
**** Data is not available as of 2017-09-09 at 11:50 AM

*****Triadelphia has been drawn down for a two-year project to rehabilitate Brighton Dam.

 

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