USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02223056 OCONEE RIVER AT AVANT MINE, NEAR OCONEE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°56'23", long 83°04'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Washington County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070102, on left bank, 1.1 miles downstream from Gumm Creek, 1.6 miles upstream from Bluff Creek, and 8.8 miles Northwest of Oconee, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,169 mi².
- WDR GA-2006: 2004-2005.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: November 1992 to September 2001, discharges less than 8,800 cfs only. October 2001 to current year, discharges less than 11,200 cfs only.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 203.36 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (levels by Georgia Power Company).
COOPERATION - Georgia Power Corporation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage-height recorded, 19.97 feet, December 23, 2015; minimum daily discharge recorded, 236 cfs, August 11, 2008.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2001 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: November 2013 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Satellite telemetry with a continuous water temperature thermistor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 30.9°C, August 23, 2014; minimum recorded, 6.7°C, January 30, 2014.