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Water-Year Summary for Site 02343225

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02343225 PATAULA CREEK NEAR GEORGETOWN, GA.
LOCATION - Lat 31°49'06", long 84°58'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Quitman County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130003, 0.95 mi upstream from confluence with Wildcat Creek, 0.4 mi downstream from confluence with Hodchodkee Creek, and 9.8 mi southeast of Georgetown.
DRAINAGE AREA - 295 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Discharge for the period Jan. 11, 2018, to Feb. 12, 2020, was revised on Jun. 2, 2020, based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: May 2008 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: May 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite transmitter with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 209.4 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For Period: 10/01/2013 - 12/06/2016: Discharge records fair, except for those with Estimated Discharge which are poor. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 12/06/2016 - 06/06/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records fair.
For Period: 06/06/2017 - 01/11/2018: Discharge records good. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 01/11/2018 - 05/14/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records fair.
For Period: 05/14/2018 - 07/24/2018: Discharge records poor. Gage Height records poor.
For Period: 07/24/2018 - 02/05/2019: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 02/05/2019 - 04/09/2019: Discharge records good. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 04/09/2019 - 12/03/2019: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,810 cfs, December 12, 2008; maximum gage-height recorded, 10.72 feet, December 25, 2015; minimum daily discharge, 32.3 cfs, August 31, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2008 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1958, May 1958, April 1995 to December 1995, January 2000 to December 2000, January 2008 to December 2008 (discontinued).
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
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 81330 are by the Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratory, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; 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.