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Water-Year Summary for Site 02192000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02192000 BROAD RIVER NEAR BELL, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°58'27", long 82°46'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Elbert County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060104, at downstream side of main channel pier of bridge on State Highway 17, 0.5 mi downstream from confluence with Long Creek, 1.0 mi south of Bells Crossroads, and 12.0 mi southeast of Elberton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,420 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1172: 1928-30. WSP 1382: Drainage Area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1926 to September 1932 (maximum annual discharge only), August 1937 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1926, August to September 1932, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 357.19 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. Prior to October 1928, a non-recording gage was located at a railroad bridge about 1.0 mile downstream at datum 1.12 feet lower. From October 1928 to July 1932, and August 1937 to January 1939, a non-recording gage was located at present site and datum.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For period: 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Discharge and gage height records poor.
For period: 10/01/2015-12/13/2016: Discharge and gage height records poor.
For period: 12/14/2016-02/06/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 02/06/2018-11/02/2018: Discharge records fair except for estimated days which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 11/02/2018-05/30/2019: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period: 05/31/2019-10/24/2019: Discharge and gage height records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 79,400 cfs, from rating curve extended above 50,000 cfs on basis of slope-conveyance studies, October 2, 1929; maximum gage-height recorded, 34.80 feet, October 2, 1929; minimum daily discharge, 19 cfs, September 13, 2002.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1997 to December 1997, January 2002 to December 2002, January 2007 to December 2007 (discontinued).
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS - Analyzing agency is represented by the five-digit code listed under USGS Water Science Center special parameter code 99920. Laboratory analyses with analyzing agency code 81330 are by the Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratory, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; laboratory analyses with analyzing agency code 81341 are by the Laboratory Services Section, Environmental Protection Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Field determinations of Discharge, Specific Conductance, pH, Water Temperature, Air Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen are by the U.S. Geological Survey.