Cubic foot per second (ft3/s, or cfs)

What is Cubic foot per second (ft3/s, or cfs)?

Cubic foot per second (ft3/s, or cfs) meaning Rate of water discharge representing a volume of 1 cubic foot passing a given point during 1 second, equivalent to approximately 7.48 gallons per second or 448.8 gallons per minute or 0.02832 cubic meter per second.

 

reference: USGS – National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project