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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Max.,Med.)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02217643 PARKS CREEK AT LYLE FIELD ROAD NEAR JEFFERSON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°09'43.41", long 83°31'30.34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Jackson County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070101, at Lyle Field Road, 4.3 miles from confluence with North Oconee River and 4.3 miles northeast of Jefferson, Ga.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3.05 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: September 2012 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: September 2012 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 750 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from topographic map).
COOPERATION - City of Jefferson.
REMARKS -
For period: 09/20/2012-09/30/2015: Discharge records poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 10/01/2015-12/07/2015: Discharge records poor, except for days of estimated discharge which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 12/08/2015-08/01/2016: Discharge records fair, except for days of estimated discharge which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 08/02/2016-04/02/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 04/03/2018-08/06/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 08/07/2018-02/05/2019: Discharge records poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 02/06/2019-08/05/2019: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 08/06/2019-12/11/2019: Discharge records poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 12/12/2019-02/19/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 02/20/2015-04/14/2020: Discharge records fair, except for days of estimated discharge which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 04/15/2020-06/02/2020: Discharge records poor. Gage height records fair.
For period: 06/03/2020-10/06/2020: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 576 cfs, April 19, 2019; maximum gage height recorded, 7.69 feet, April 19, 2019; minimum gage height recorded, 1.74 feet, August 28-30, 2014; minimum daily discharge, estimated 0.25 cfs, June 24, 2018.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2012 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2012 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: November 2012 to current year.
PH: November 2012 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: November 2012 to current year.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: November 2012 to current year.
TURBIDITY: November 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Satellite telemetry and a continuous water-quality monitor.
REMARKS - Water temperature records are rated good. Specific conductance records are good. pH records are fair. Dissolved Oxygen records are good. Turbidity records are poor. Data for parameter code 63680 (turbidity) were collected using a probe with the following specifications: turbidity, water, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +/-2.5 degrees, FNU (Formazin Nephelometric Units). Prior to October 1, 2004, turbidity data were published using parameter code 00076: turbidity, water, unfiltered, NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Units).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 212 microsiemens, March 2, 2017; minimum recorded, 16 microsiemens, November 2, 2015.

PH: Maximum recorded, 7.64 units, April 03, 2018; minimum recorded, 6.2 units, July 22, 2013.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 26.1°C, July 21, 29, 2015; minimum recorded, -0.1°C, January 25, 2014.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 13.5 mg/L, January 8, 24, 2014; minimum recorded, 5.1 mg/L, April 17, 2017.

TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, >1,100 FNU on several days; Minimum recorded, <0.5 FNU; on several Days.