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My fellow neighbors of Earth, we are in a very bad situation. I don't doubt one minute you haven't heard of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Here I spent some time and researched specific variables to make these calculations possible. The hardness to resist scratching was tough but was found. These are scientific results that are very trust worthy. Every little detail has been considered to maintain accuracy and to prevent over shooting the real flow.
Lets keep it simple! Flow rate will be determined by the max a storm drain has been observed to flow, 5 meters a second.