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

Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
LOCATION - Lat 33°39'41", long 83°55'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Newton County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070103, on downstream left bank at Bald Rock Road, 0.75 miles upstream of Yellow River confluence, 0.5 miles south of Gees Mill Road, and 4.0 miles east of Milstead.
DRAINAGE AREA - 82 mi². revised.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
DISCHARGE: June 2002 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: June 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 620 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from topographic map).
COOPERATION - Rockdale County Department of Water Resources.
For period 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Discharge records poor. Gage-height records good.
For period 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Discharge records poor. Gage-height records good.
For period 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Discharge records poor. Gage-height records good.
For period 10/01/2016-12/08/2016: Discharge records poor. Gage-height records fair.

Flow is regulated by Jack Turner Dam and affected by backwater from the Yellow River.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage-height recorded, 22.46 feet, September 22, 2009; minimum daily discharge, 0.35 cfs, estimated, November 11-12, 2011.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2002 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.