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Water-Year Summary for Site 02338840

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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02338840 YELLOWJACKET CREEK AT HAMMETT ROAD, BELOW HOGANSVILLE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°08'23.3", long 84°58'31.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Troup County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130002, at bridge on Hammett Rd, 6.9 mi upstream from confluence with Beech Creek, 0.7 mi downstream from confluence with Flat Creek, and 5.8 mi southwest of Hogansville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 91 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1978 to September 1985, Water years 1991-1992 and 2003-2008 (annual maximum), May 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: May 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 640.93 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929. September 1978 to November 1985, March 1991 to December 1992, October 2003 to April 2009, crest-stage gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For period 10/01/2013-02/12/2018: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height record good.
For period 02/13/2018-06/16/2020: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height record fair.
For period 06/17/2020-12/14/2020: Discharge record fair. Gage height record good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 9,830 cfs, December 25, 2015; maximum gage height recorded, 11.64 feet, December 25, 2015; minimum daily discharge, 0.50 cfs, July 25, 2009.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1995 to current year.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, Watershed Protection Branch.
REMARKS - Analyzing agency is represented by the five-digit code listed under USGS Water Science Center special parameter code 99920. Laboratory analyses with analyzing agency code 81341 are by the Laboratory Services Section, Environmental Protection Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Field determinations of Discharge, Specific Conductance, pH, Water Temperature, Air Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen are by the U.S. Geological Survey.