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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
LOCATION - Lat 33°47'17", long 83°28'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Oconee County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070101, on left bank, 1,000 feet upstream from bridge on Price Mill Road, 500 feet upstream from abandoned bridge, 3.0 miles Southwest of Bishop, GA, 4.0 miles downstream from High Shoals, 4.0 miles upstream of Jacks Creek, and 4.0 miles Northeast of Bostwick, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 176 mi².
DISCHARGE: July 1944 to December 1949, April 1977 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 544.14 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - Georgia Power Corporation.
10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Discharge records fair. Gage-height records good.
10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Discharge records fair. Gage-Height records good.
10/01/2016-12/12/2016: Discharge records fair. Gage-Height records good.
Some regulation at low flow occurs due to the operation of the High Shoals power plant.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 11,200 cfs, January 6, 1946; maximum gage-height recorded, 8.90 feet, January 6, 1946; minimum daily discharge, 5.8 cfs, August 22, 2008.
For period: 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Water temperature records good.
For period: 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Water temperature records good.
For period: 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Water temperature records good.
For period: 10/01/2016-12/12/2016: Water temperature records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 33.9°C, August 16, 2016; minimum recorded, .7°C, January 8, 2014.