USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02214590 BIG INDIAN CREEK AT US 341, NEAR CLINCHFIELD, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°25'36.1", long 83°38'39.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Houston County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070104, Approximately seven miles south east from Perry, GA, and 1.5 miles north of Clinchfield, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 154 mi². revised.
WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
The maximum peak streamflow was revised for the 2020 water year. The 2020 water year peak streamflow occurred on 04/20/20 and was estimated over 10% higher from the discharge output from the expanded rating table when a straight line extension was added to Rating 3.0. Rating 3.0 was created after the 04/20/20 peak occurred, however it was used to aid in the estimated discharge on 04/20/20 as the rating was created after high flow measurements were performed.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: December 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: December 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 248 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from Topo)
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum instantaneous discharge, 4,570 cfs (revised, estimated), April 20, 2020. Maximum instantaneous gage height, 21.27 ft, April 20, 2020. Minimum daily mean discharge, 19 cfs, July 1, 10, 16, 17, 2012.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2009 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.