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Water-Year Summary for Site 02397410

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00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02397410 CEDAR CREEK AT GA AVE, AT CEDARTOWN, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°59'49.0", long 85°15'57.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Polk County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150105,
DRAINAGE AREA - 65.3 mi². revised.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR GA-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: May 1981 to September 1997; July 2010 to December 2017.
GAGE HEIGHT: July 2010 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder and a rain gage tipping bucket. Datum of gage is 758.88 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929.
COOPERATION - USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP).
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. 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.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 4, 1979, reached a stage of 21.1 feet from floodmarks, discharge, 16,500 cfs from rating curve extended above 4,500 cfs on basis of contracted-opening and flow-over-road computation of peak flow.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 7,910 cfs, March 16, 1990; maximum gage height recorded, 18.36 feet, March 16, 1990; minimum daily discharge, 7.6 cfs (estimated), November 17, 2016.