USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02217475 MIDDLE OCONEE RIVER NEAR ARCADE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°01'54", long 83°33'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Jackson County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070101, on downstream side of bridge on GA HWY 82, 1.7 miles downstream from Mulberry River, 3.6 miles upstream from Redstone Creek, and 3.2 miles South of Arcade, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 332 mi².
- WDR GA-96-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: March 1987 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 656.52 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - Oglethorpe Power Corporation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 13,800 cfs, March 18, 1990; maximum gage height recorded, 25.34 feet, March 18, 1990; minimum daily discharge, 14 cfs, August 22-24, 2008.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2001 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.