Unified Interior Regions

District of Columbia

Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast and had an estimated population of 672,228 as of July 2015. The Potomac River forms the District's border with Virginia and has two major tributaries: the Anacostia River and Rock Creek.The District has 7,464 acres of parkland, occupying about 19% of the city's total area.

Maryland - Delaware - Washington D.C. Water Science Center

Maryland -  Delaware - Washington D.C.  Water Science Center

5522 Research Park Drive
Catonsville, MD 21228

Phone: 443-498-5500
Fax: 442-498-5510

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USGS
October 26, 1995

Scattered rains have eased drought conditions in the Northeastern U.S. for now, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS
October 17, 1995

NEWS MEDIA ARE INVITED TO INTERVIEW AND PHOTOGRAPH USGS HYDROLOGISTS MAKING A SPECIAL MEASUREMENT OF THE LOW FLOW OF THE POTOMAC RIVER, NEAR THE BRIDGE AT POINT OF ROCKS, MD., WED., OCT. 18, 1995, BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M.

USGS
October 16, 1995

Potomac River flow remains well below normal today (Mon., Oct 16), at 1.7 billion gallons per day (bgd), about 10 percent below normal, despite the hard rains of the past weekend, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Normal flow during October is about 2.0 bgd.

USGS
October 13, 1995

Flow of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., was well below normal in the just-ended 1995 water year, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS
September 26, 1995

Flow of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., has increased by about 25 percent since Friday (Sept. 22), according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS
September 22, 1995

Although the rains of the past weekend increased streamflows in parts of the Northeastern U.S., the drought is far from over, with many streams continuing to flow at well below normal levels, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS
September 15, 1995

As the U.S. Geological Survey continues to monitor declining streamflows throughout the Northeastern U.S., the Delaware River Basin Commission has issued a drought warning today (Fri., Sept. 15), in the Delaware River basin, limiting reservoir withdrawals and calling for the use of voluntary water conservation measures.

USGS
September 8, 1995

POTOMAC RIVER FLOW NOSEDIVED DURING AUGUST

USGS
August 1, 1995

Flow of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., was well above normal for the second consecutive month in July, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Maryland - Delaware - Washington D.C. Water Science Center

Maryland -  Delaware - Washington D.C.  Water Science Center

5522 Research Park Drive
Catonsville, MD 21228

Phone: 443-498-5500
Fax: 442-498-5510

MD-DE-DC Water