Media From Around the Basin – June 1, 2023

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We are hiring!

ICPRB is looking for an Outreach Program Manager. This person will play a key role in communicating the important scientific work of ICPRB, promoting public stewardship of the Potomac River, and coordinating with organizations working towards a similar mission.

The application period closes on June 30, so get your application in soon! (Photo: Anacostia River Festival/11th Street Bridge Project)

Learn more on our Jobs page…

Current Potomac River Conditions

The river is running low. At 3010 cubic feet per second (cfs), the level is 43% of the median (7080 cfs) for this time of year. Some regions of the basin have received up to 75% below average rain for the past 30 days. MARFC forecasts very little rain over the next few days. (Graph: USGS gage at Point of Rocks)

Current discharge:

3010 cfs

Average discharge:

9610 cfs

90 Day Precipitation:

3.8 inches below average

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