USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02176930 CHATTOOGA RIVER AT BURRELLS FORD NEAR PINE MOUNTAIN,GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°58'28.3", long 83°06'58.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Rabun County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060102, on left bank at Burrells Ford, 0.65 miles downstream of Harden Creek, 11.3 miles upstream of confluence with West Fork Chattooga River, and 4.68 miles northeast of Pine Mountain, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 46.7 mi². revised.
- WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: September 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: September 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,050 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from topographic map).
COOPERATION - United States Forest Service (USFS).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height recorded, 6.74 feet, September 20, 2009 (discharge not determined); minimum gage height recorded, 0.49 feet, November 11, 2016; minimum daily discharge, 24 cfs, November 20-21, 2016.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2009 to current year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 26.1°C, August 8, 2011; minimum recorded, -0.1°C, December 13-14, 28, 2010 and January 9, 13-15, 2011.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 21.6°C, June 29; minimum recorded, 2.6°C, February 18.