Sample Solution

Project of the Month III

Question 1: Approximately 154 cubic feet of water per second flows down the Nemasket river at Murdock Street.

Question 2: From, to convert cubic feet to liters multiply by 28.31684.  So the total discharge is approximately 4366 liters per second. 4366 L/s * .04 mg/L = 175 mg/s.

(See spreadsheet for details.)