USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02343801 CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NEAR COLUMBIA, AL
LOCATION - Lat 31°15'33.3", long 85°06'39.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Early County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130004, at left end of George W. Andrews Lock and Dam, 1.3 miles downstream from Omusee Creek, 2.3 miles south of Columbia, AL, and at mile 46.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,210 mi².
- WDR-GA-07-1: 2002-06
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1975 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: September 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite transmitter with gate-opening and water-stage recorders. Datum of headwater gage and tail-water gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929.
COOPERATION - U.S Army Corps of Engineers-Mobile District, Southern Nuclear Corporation.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 1929, thought to be the highest since 1827, based on station on Chattahoochee River at Columbia, AL, 2.4 miles upstream.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1998 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.