SURFACE WATER BRANCH TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM NO. 77.02


In Reply Refer To:                                         October 29, 1976
EGS-Mail Stop 415




SURFACE WATER BRANCH TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM NO. 77.02


Subject:  PUBLICATIONS - "Confidence limits for flood-frequency
          curves computed from samples from Pearson Type III
          populations" by Clayton H. Hardison--Transmittal

Enclosed for your information is a reprint from Journal of
Research of the subject article.  This article describes the
results of a study referred to in Appendix 9 of WRC Bulletin No.
17, "Guidelines for Determining Flood Flow Frequency."




                                       D. M. Thomas
                                       Acting Chief, Surface Water Branch

Enclosure

WRD Distribution:  A, S, FO-L