Water in the Belle Fourche Reservoir in Western South Dakotais transported to the water storage reservoir for the town of-Buffalo through a series of three pipes, all with friction factors of 0.02. The first pipe is 500 meters long with a diameter of 0.4meters; the second pipe is 600 meters long with a diameter of0.3 meters; and the third pipe is 500 meters long with a diameter of 0.2 meters. The water surface elevation of the Belle FourcheReservoir is 30 meters higher than the town's storage reservoir.Since the current piping is almost 60 years old, the town of Buffalo has decided to replace the piping system with a single pipe of constant diameter. You have been chosen to calculate the equivalent diameter for the single pipe design and determine the flow rate that will occur. Go to work.

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