Salt Creek Investigation

Stream Discharge Estimate

Stream _____________________________ Location ___________________________

County __________________________ Town/City ____________________________

Date _______________ Start Time __________ End Time _____________

Group Members ________________________________________________________

 

A. Stream Width: _______ feet

 

B. Depth Measurement:

1. _______feet

2. _______feet

3. _______feet

Average Depth: _______feet

 

C. Velocity Calculation:

10 feet divided by _________ seconds = ________ft./sec.

10 feet divided by _________ seconds = ________ft./sec.

10 feet divided by _________ seconds = ________ft./sec.

Average velocity : _________ft./sec.

 

D. Discharge (width x depth x velocity) :

________ft. x _______ft. x _______ft./sec. = _______ft.3/sec.


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