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Water-Year Summary for Site 02197500

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02197500 SAVANNAH RIVER AT BURTONS FERRY BRIDGE NEAR MILLHAVEN, GA
LOCATION - Lat 32°56'20", long 81°30'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Screven County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03060106, on right bank 500 ft downstream from U.S. Highway 301 bridge, 2.0 mi downstream from Rocky Creek, 9.0 mi east of Millhaven, and at mile 118.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,650 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to September 1970, October 1982 to September 2003, October 2004 to present.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 52.42 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS -
For the 2014 water year, records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 
For the 2015 water year, records fair.
For the 2016 water year, records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 
For the 2017 water year, records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 
For the 2018 water year, records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For the 2019 water year, records good to fair.
For the 2020 water year, records good to poor, those for estimated daily discharges, are poor.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in October 1929 reached a stage of 30.8 ft, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, discharge, 220,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 141,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum Discharge, 141,000 cfs, Aug 18, 1940;  Gage height, 27.00 ft.  
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1985 to September 2003. October 2004 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket raingage and data collection platform.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.