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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02223110 BUFFALO CREEK AT GA 272, NEAR OCONEE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°53'28", long 82°57'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Washington County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070102, on downstream side of bridge on GA Highway 272, 2.4 miles downstream from Lamars Creek, and 2.5 miles north of Oconee, and 3.7 miles above mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 291 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: February 1993 to September 1996, May 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: May 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 191.33 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (levels by Georgia Power Company).
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD).
REMARKS -
For period 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Discharge records fair, except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage-height records good.
For period 10/01/2016-12/06/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
Periods of monthly discharge only are not included in statistics computations.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,540 cfs, from rating curve extended above 1,300 cfs, February 19, 1995; maximum gage height recorded, 15.83 feet, February 19, 1995; minimum daily discharge, 2.1 cfs, November 07, 2012.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2009 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1996 to December 1996, January 1999 to December 1999, September 2000, April 2004 to December 2004 (discontinued).
REMARKS - Laboratory analyses with analyzing agency code 81330 are by the Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratory, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Field determinations of Discharge, Specific Conductance, pH, Water Temperature, Air Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen are by the U.S. Geological Survey.