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Water-Year Summary for Site 02178400

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02178400 TALLULAH RIVER NEAR CLAYTON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°53'25", long 83°31'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Rabun County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060102, on right bank 100 feet downstream from Plum Orchard Road bridge, 120 feet downstream from Persimmon Creek, 8.0 miles upstream from Burton Dam, and 10.3 miles west of Clayton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 58.4 mi². revised.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: July 1964 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,868.93 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (levels by Georgia Department of Transportation).
COOPERATION - Georgia Power Corporation.
REMARKS -
For period: 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Gage-height records good. Discharge records fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor.
For period: 10/01/2015-02/25/2016: Gage-height records poor. Discharge records poor.
For period: 02/26/2016-09/30/2016: Gage-height records good. Discharge records fair.
For period: 10/01/2016-08/15/2018: Gage-height records good. Discharge records fair.
For period: 08/15/2018-02/14/2019: Gage-height records fair. Discharge records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 8,500 cfs, May 28, 1973; maximum gage height recorded, 12.00 feet, May 28, 1973; minimum daily discharge, 26 cfs, September 16, 2000.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.