Hydro-electric Power Stations

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J. Wiley & sons, Incorporated, 1923 - Hydroelectric power plants - 830 pages
 

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Page 68 - British imperial gallons per second. 1 second-foot for one year covers 1 square mile 1.131 feet or 13.572 inches deep. 1 second-foot for one year equals 31,536,000 cubic feet. 1 second-foot equals about 1 acre-inch per hour. 1 second-foot for one day covers 1 square mile 0.03719 inch deep.
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