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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02387000 CONASAUGA RIVER AT TILTON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°40'00", long 84°55'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Whitfield County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150101,
On left bank 250.0 feet downstream from Tilton Road Bridge, 0.6 mi downstream from confluence with Swamp Creek, 2.7 mi upstream from confluence with Howell Creek, 12.0 mi upstream from confluence with Coosawattee River, and 0.5 mi northeast of Tilton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 687 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
Discharge: June 1937 to current year.
Gage-height: October 1998 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WRD GA-80-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder and a continuous water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 622.28 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers). Prior to August 24, 1940, a non-recording gage was located at site 150 feet upstream at same datum. Since October 1, 1979, an auxiliary water-stage recorder was located at Sloan Road Bridge, 3.2 miles downstream. A water-stage recorder on Oostanaula River at Resaca was used as auxiliary gage during 1961-79 water years.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District; Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For period 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014: Gage-height records good. Discharge records fair, except those for Estimated Daily Discharges, which are poor.
For period 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: Gage-height records good. Discharge records fair, except those for Estimated Daily Discharges, which are poor.
For period 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage-height record good.
For period 10/01/2016 - 01/04/2017: Discharge record fair, except for days of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage-height record good.
Flow affected by withdrawals and return flow by the City of Dalton.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 36,800 cfs, (Gage-height 29.89 feet), February 17, 1990; maximum gage-height recorded, 30.20 feet, backwater from Coosawattee River, March 30, 1951; minimum daily discharge, 9.4 cfs, August 25, 2007.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1941, October 1942 to September 1943, June 1957 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. Laboratory analyses with analyzing agency code 81330 are by the Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Field determinations of Discharge, Specific Conductance, pH, Water Temperature, Air Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen are by the U.S. Geological Survey.