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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02197830 BRIER CREEK NEAR WAYNESBORO, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°07'05.9", long 81°57'49.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Burke County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060108, at the downstream side of the bridge on GA 56, 1.0 mi upstream from confluence with McIntosh Creek, and 3.8 mi northeast of Waynesboro.
DRAINAGE AREA - 473 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: July 1969 to January 1995. May 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: May 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 170 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from topographic map). Prior to February 1995, at different site and at datum of 173.78 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For Period 10/01/2014-09/30/2016: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For Period 10/01/2016-04/24/2017 Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For Period 04/25/2017-07/10/2017 Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For Period 07/11/2017-02/28/2018 Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For Period 02/28/2018-08/29/2018 Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For Period 08/30/2018-02/12/2019 Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For Period 02/13/2019-10/21/2019 Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For Period 10/22/2019-12/09/2019 Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For Period 12/10/2019-04/29/2020 Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For Period 04/30/2020-02/02/2021 Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 14,500 cfs, October 13, 1990; maximum gage height recorded, 14.24 feet, at site and datum then in use, October 13, 1990; minimum daily discharge, 40 cfs, August 31-September 4, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2009 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1997 to December 1997, January 2002 to December 2002, January 2007 to December 2007 (dsicontinued).
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.