USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02193500 LITTLE RIVER NEAR WASHINGTON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°36'46", long 82°44'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wilkes County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060105, on left bank on downstream side of county bridge pier, 700 feet downstream from Reedy Creek, 4.0 miles downstream from Georgia Railway bridge, 6.0 miles upstream from Williams Creek, and 9.0 miles south of Washington, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 292 mi².
- WSP 1383: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1949 to June 1971, May 1989 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 353.88 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. From October 1, 1949 to June 23, 1971, a recording gage was located at the same site and approximately the same datum.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 15,500 cfs, March 3, 1971; maximum gage-height recorded, 28.38 feet, June 13, 2001, at current datum; minimum daily discharge, 0.00 cfs, several days in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2016, and 2017 water years.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1993 to September 2004. December 2005 to September 2006. October 2012 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.