USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02201230 OGEECHEE RIVER AT MIDVILLE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°48'52.9", long 82°14'06.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Burke County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060201, at left bank on upstream side of bridge on GA 56, 0.9 mi downstream from confluence with Daniels Mill Creek, 3.0 mi upstream from confluence with Mill Creek, and 0.3 mile south of Midville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,340 mi². revised.
WDR GA-2013: Drainage Area.
A revision was made in RDT to a shift that was applied to the upper end of the rating on 08/19/20. An accompanying revision qualifier was applied to the discharge time series from 08/19/20 to 08/20/20.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1928 to September 1996 (annual maximum only), February 2003 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: July 1930 to October 1989 (gage-height only), February 2003 to current year. Gage-height only records contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 168.86 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. Staff gage was installed from July 1930 to October 1931 at gage datum of 171.96 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. A staff gage or wire-weight gage was installed from October 1931 to October 1989 at gage datum of 169.96 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929.
COOPERATION - USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1929 was 12.4 feet in October 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 16,000 cfs, March 22, 2003; maximum gage height recorded, 8.51 feet, March 22, 2003; minimum daily discharge, 6.3 cfs, estimated, July 5, 2012.
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 2003 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.