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Water-Year Summary for Site 02381090

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02381090 MOUNTAINTOWN CREEK AT GA 282, NEAR ELLIJAY, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°42'11", long 84°32'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Gilmer County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150102, at US Highway 76/Georgia Highway 282, 6.0 mi upstream from Coosawatee River, 3.0 mi dowstream from confluence with Conasauga Creek, and 5.3 mi from Ellijay.
DRAINAGE AREA - 61.6 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: April 2001 to June 2007 (discharge measurements only), January 2008 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: January 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry.
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For Period 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: Discharge records fair. Gage height records are fair.
For period 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height record fair.
For period 10/01/2016 - 12/08/2016: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height record fair.
For period 12/09/2016 - 05/16/2017: Discharge record poor. Gage height record poor.
For period 05/16/2017 - 10/11/2017: Discharge record fair. Gage height record good.
For period 10/11/2017 - 12/05/2017: Discharge record fair. Gage height record fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Unknown, December 2, 2015; maximum gage height recorded, 12.00 feet, December 2, 2015; minimum gage height recorded, 2.58 feet, August 29, 2011; minimum daily discharge, 22 cfs, August 30, 2011.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2001 to December 2001, January 2003 to current year.
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 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.