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Water-Year Summary for Site 02202500

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02202500 OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°11'24.4", long 81°24'57.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Effingham County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060202, on right bank 600 feet downstream from bridge on US 80, 2.0 miles west of Eden, 2.0 miles upstream from Seaboard Coast Line Railroad bridge, and 3.0 miles upstream from Black Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,650 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: April 1937 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1988 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 17.64 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to October 1, 2001, datum of gage was 19.64 feet above NGVD. Prior to October 1, 1939, a non-recording gage was located at site 600 feet upstream at same datum.
COOPERATION - USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP).
REMARKS - For period: 10/01/2014-11/08/2016: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period: 11/09/2016-11/15/2017: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For period: 11/15/2017-01/30/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 01/30/2018-04/26/2018: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For period: 04/26/2018-07/17/2018: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period: 07/17/2018-08/01/2019: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 08/01/2019-12/16/2019: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For period: 12/16/2019-06/29/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 06/29/2020-08/27/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 08/27/2020-10/27/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.

Discharges may be affected by possible storage upstream.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1840, 20 feet in October 1929, from data furnished by Central of Georgia Railway Co. Flood of January 1925, reached a stage of 19.5 feet, from information as explained above. Flood of April 1936, reached a stage of 15.2 feet, from information as explained above, discharge, 30,000 cfs.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 30,900 cfs, March 15, 1998; maximum gage height recorded, 16.09 feet,  February 25, 2020; minimum daily discharge, 22 cfs, September 19, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.