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00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean) [(2)]  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 34°17'56.3", long 85°08'16.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Floyd County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150103, on left bank 1.2 miles upstream from Dry Creek, 4.5 miles north of Rome, 4.5 miles upstream from confluence with Etowah River, and 6.5 miles downstream from Armuchee Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,115 mi².
DISCHARGE: October 1939 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year. Gage height records collected at site 4.2 miles downstream since 1890 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 561.9 feet above North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (leveling by Global Navigation Satellite System equipment using GEOID12A). From October 1, 1939, to December 7, 1950, water-stage recorder was located at site 3.2 miles downstream at same datum. Since May 24, 1979, auxillary water-stage recorder has been located at US 27 (Turner-McCall Boulevard) at same datum as previous location. From October 1, 1939 to May 24, 1979, the auxiliary water-stage recorder was located at Fifth Avenue Bridge, 4.2 miles downstream. Non-recording gage was located at site of auxiliary gage used as base gage for records published as Coosa River at Rome, January 1, 1897, to December 31, 1903.
COOPERATION - STREAMGAGE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. WATER QUALITY: Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally fair. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-ga_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.

Flow regulated by Carters Lake and Carters Re-regulation Dam since 1975. Statistics prior to regulation are available upon request.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1834, 40.3 feet in April 1886, at site of present auxiliary gage, from information by Georgia Department of Archives.