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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02198000 BRIER CREEK AT MILLHAVEN, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°56'00.0", long 81°39'02.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Screven County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060108, near right bank on downstream side of pier of Girard-Millhaven Road, 8.5 mi upstream from Beaverdam Creek, and at Millhaven.
DRAINAGE AREA - 646 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1383: Drainage area. WSP 1503: 1956.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1936 to current year. Monthly discharges only for October 1936 to April 1937, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 95.88 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. Prior to June 7, 1950, a non-recording gage was located at a site 200 feet downstream at same datum. From June 7, 1950 to April 30, 1951, 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 records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 10/01/2015-11/17/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 11/17/2017-01/31/2018: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For period: 01/31/2018-07/23/2019: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 07/23/2019-12/09/2019: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period: 12/09/2019-03/18/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 03/18/2020-05/21/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 05/21/2020-12/23/2020: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1797, 25.1 feet in September or October 1929, from information provided by the Georgia Department of Transportation; discharge, 64,000 cfs, by slope-conveyance study.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 25,400 cfs, August 16, 1940; maximum gage-height recorded, 17.40 feet, from graph based on gage readings, August 16, 1940; minimum daily discharge, 32 cfs, September 3, 4, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2005 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage.