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Water-Year Summary for Site 02317500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 30°42'13.8", long 83°01'57.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Echols County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03110202, at downstream side of left bank pier of bridge on GA 94, 10.4 miles upstream from Alapahoochee River (Grand Bay Creek), 0.2 miles west of Statenville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,370 mi². revised.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 822: 1936, Drainage area; WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
DISCHARGE: January to June 1921, October 1931 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October to December 1931, published in WSP 1304.
GAGE-HEIGHT: January to June 1921, October 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 75.96 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (levels by Georgia Department of Transportation). From January 28 to June 30, 1921, a non-recording gage was located at site 50 feet upstream at datum 2.10 feet higher. From December 10, 1931 to November 30, 1949, a non-recording gage was located at site 200 feet upstream at present datum, and from December 1, 1949, to November 22, 1952, a non-recording gage was located at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.  Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-ga_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1862, was that of April 6, 1948, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded: 33,400 cfs, April 7, 2009; Maximum gage height recorded: 31.52 ft., April 7, 2009; Minimum daily discharge 17 cfs, November 10, 1954.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.