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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 32°47'14", long 82°57'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Wilkinson County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070102, on right bank, 0.5 miles upstream from Oochee Creek, at river mile 96.6, and 6.0 miles south of Oconee, Ga.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,770 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-GA-96-1:1993-95 (M).
DISCHARGE: November 1992 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 171.4 feet above North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (leveling by Global Navigation Satellite System equipment using GEOID12A).
COOPERATION - Georgia Power Corporation.
For period: 10/01/2014-12/14/2015: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period: 12/15/2015-03/16/2016: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period: 03/17/2016-12/12/2017: Discharge and gage height records good.
For period: 12/12/2017-10/10/2018: Discharge and gage height records poor.
For period: 10/10/2018-02/26/2019: Discharge records poor. Gage height records fair.

Flow regulated by Lake Oconee since January 1979 and Sinclair Reservoir since November 1952.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 97,000 cfs, March 10, 1998; maximum gage height recorded, 29.90 feet, March 10, 1998, from floodmarks; minimum daily discharge, 262 cfs, September 16-17, 20, 2011.