USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02353000 FLINT RIVER AT NEWTON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 31°18'25", long 84°20'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Baker County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130008, on downstream side of pier of bridge on GA 37, 16.24 mi upstream from confluence with Ichawaynochaway Creek, 0.8 mi downstream from confluence with Cooleewahee Creek, 0.5 mi southwest of Newton, and at mile 69.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,740 mi². approximately.
- Water temp data from 08/03/2019 to 08/13/2019 was revised following routine audit. Data was found to be erroneous and was removed from record, and a revised qualifier was added to instantaneous values.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: April 1938 to September 1950 (monthly discharge only for October 1945 to September 1946, October 1947 to December 1948, published in WSP 1304), October 1956 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 109.8 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to November 12, 1956, a non-recording gage was located at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 100,000 cfs, July 13, 1994; maximum gage height recorded, 45.25 feet, July 13, 1994; minimum daily discharge, 577 cfs, July 7, 2012.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2004 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1968 to June 1979, May 1981 to current year.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.