USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02337410 DOG RIVER AT GA 5, NEAR FAIRPLAY, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°39'13.7", long 84°49'15.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Douglas County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130002,
DRAINAGE AREA - 66.5 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: June 2007 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: June 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder and continuous water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 852.1 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 59,900 cfs, September 21, 2009, from rating curve extended above 9,200 cfs on basis of contracted opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage-height, 33.83 feet, from floodmarks, September 21, 2009; minimum daily discharge, 1.0 cfs, August 23, 2007.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2007 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: July 2007 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: July 2007 to current year.
TURBIDITY: July 2007 to current year.
Satellite telemetry with a continuous water-quality monitor and an automatic refrigerated sampler.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 121 microsiemens, August 26, 2007; minimum recorded, 17 microsiemens, September 20, 2009.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 33.4 °C, July 1, 2012; minimum recorded, -0.1 °C, January 18, 2018.
TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, >1,100 FNU on several days; minimum recorded, <0.5 FNU on several days.