USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02203536 OGEECHEE RIVER AT US 17, NEAR RICHMOND HILL, GA
LOCATION - Lat 31°58'40", long 81°17'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bryan County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060202, at fishing dock at Kings Ferry Park, 650 feet downstream of US 17, 1.4 miles from confluence with Canoochee River, and 2.9 miles northeast of Richmond Hill, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,410 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: December 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: December 2009 to current year.
WATER VELOCITY: December 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder and acoustic velocity meter. Velocity data represents the average water velocity at the downstream cross-section with positive values in the downstream direction. Datum of gage is the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (levels by U.S. Geological Survey). Prior to October 1, 2011, datum of gage was 3.92 feet below NAVD88.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 32,600 cfs, February 9, 2016; maximum gage height recorded, 5.16 feet, December 9, 2018; minimum gage height recorded, -3.89 feet, December 13, 2010.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2009 to current year.