USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02207335 YELLOW RIVER AT GEES MILL ROAD, NEAR MILSTEAD, GA
LOCATION - Lat 33°40'01", long 83°56'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Rockdale County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070103, 100.0 feet upstream of Gees Mill Road, 1.0 miles north of confluence with Big Haynes Creek, and 2.2 miles south of GA 138.
DRAINAGE AREA - 260 mi².
- WDR GA-09:2008.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: November 2001 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: November 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with water-stage recorder and a continuous water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 630.8 feet above North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - Rockdale County Department of Water Resources.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 20,800 cfs, September 22, 2009; maximum gage-height recorded, 22.54 feet, September 22, 2009; minimum daily discharge, 27 cfs, estimated, September 16, 17, 2011.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.