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

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
02316000 ALAPAHA RIVER NEAR ALAPAHA, GA
LOCATION - Lat 31°23'03", long 83°11'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Berrien County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03110202, near right bank on downstream side of bridge on GA 50, 2.0 miles east of Alapaha, and 6.0 miles upstream from the confluence with the Willacoochee River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 663 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 872: 1937. WSP 1002: 1939(M). WSP 1624: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1936 to September 1976, September 2002 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1304.
GAGE-HEIGHT: September 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 207.6 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988.. Prior to September 8, 1943, a non-recording gage was installed, and from September 8, 1943 to September 30, 1975, a recording gage was installed at the same site at a datum that was 1.00 foot higher.
COOPERATION - Suwannee River Water Management District.
REMARKS -
For Period: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2016: Discharge records poor. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 10/01/2016 - 08/15/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 08/15/2017 - 01/04/2018: Discharge records good. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 01/04/2018 - 08/13/2018:Discharge records fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage Height records fair.
For Period: 08/13/2018 - 02/14/2019: Discharge records good. Gage Height records good.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1900, 19.0 feet at present datum, in April 1928, from information by Georgia Department of Transportation; discharge, 16,000 cfs.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 15,700 cfs, April 4, 2009; maximum gage height recorded 18.63 feet, April 4, 2009; minimum daily discharge, no flow, July 23,24, September 1 to November 28, 1954, August 9-23, 1962 and June 26, July 8-9, 12-15, 21-25, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2002 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.