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USGS 02177000 CHATTOOGA RIVER NEAR CLAYTON, GA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 34°48'50",   Longitude 83°18'22"   NAD27
Oconee County, South Carolina, Hydrologic Unit 03060102
Drainage area: 207 square miles
Contributing drainage area: 207 square miles,
Datum of gage: 1,165.5 feet above   NAVD88.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1985-10-01  2017-11-19  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939-10-01  2017-11-18  28535 
    Gage height, feet  2000-10-02  2002-06-20  1226 
    Gage height, feet  1990-03-28  2017-11-18  9537 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939-10-01  2017-07-11 28409 
    Gage height, feet  1990-03-28  2017-07-11 9408 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939-10  2017-07  
    Gage height, feet  1990-03  2017-07  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1940  2017  
    Gage height, feet  1990  2017  
 Peak streamflow 1914-10-15  2015-12-29  91 
 Field measurements 1907-05-13  2017-10-17  603 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1941-06-11  2017-11-13  982 
 Water-Year Summary 2005  2016  12 
OPERATION:
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Georgia Water Science Center
Email questions about this site to Georgia Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

LOCATION.--Lat 34°48'50", long 83°18'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Oconee County, SC, Hydrologic Unit 03060102, on the left bank 150 feet downstream from bridge on US 76, 2.8 miles upstream from Stekoa Creek, 9.0 miles downstream from confluence with Warwoman Creek, 9.0 miles upstream from confluence with Tallulah River, and 7.0 miles southeast of Clayton.
DRAINAGE AREA.--207 mi2.
ESTABLISHMENT AND HISTORY.--Gaging Station: May 13, 1907 to June 30, 1908, staff gage at bridge, read once daily at site 400 feet upstream from present site and at different datum. Re-established November 18, 1939. May 13, 1907 to June 30, 1908. November 18, 1939 to date.
Water-quality monitoring: Established February 1968 as a long-term trends water-quality monitoring station in cooperation with the Georgia Water Quality Control Board of the Department of Public Health, which ceased to exist in July 1972, at which time all the Board's functions were assumed by the newly formed Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Since July 1972, the water-quality monitoring at this station is conducted as part of the USGS-Georgia EPD Cooperative Water-quality Monitoring Program.