Test Your Knowledge – Determining Detention Time

Now that you have read the post, Determining Detention Time, try working the following practice problem on your own.

  1. A basin that measures 45 feet by 120 feet and has a water depth of 12 feet is flowing at a rate of 650 gallons per minute. What is the detention time of this basin in hours?

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