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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum) [Operational]  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02215000 OCMULGEE RIVER AT HAWKINSVILLE, GA.
LOCATION - Lat 32°16'58.0", long 83°27'44.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pulaski County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03070104, at downstream side of bridge on US 341, 0.9 mi downstream from confluence with Double Branch, 0.9 mi upstream from confluence with Mile Creek, and 0.8 mi east of Hawkinsville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,800 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY -

Gage datum was revised on December 6, 2021, based on an error in the determination of the gage datum.

SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: October 1928 to December 1931, October 1943 to September 1959, October 1959 to September 1996 (annual maximum only), and June 2007 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: June 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 188.97ft above NAVD of 1988. The NAVD88 Datum of gage was determined from GNSS survey. 
COOPERATION - USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP).
REMARKS -

For period 10/01/2013-02/07/2017: Discharge records good, except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height records good.
For period 02/08/2017-08/07/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period 08/08/2017-10/09/2018: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period 10/10/2018-12/12/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage height records fair.
For period 12/13/2018-09/03/2020: Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period 09/04/2020-10/14/2020: Discharge records good. Gage height records good.
For period 10/15/2020-12/09/2020: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period12/09/2020-04/13/2021: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.
For period 04/03/2021-11/03/2021: Discharge records fair. Gage height records good.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 100,000 cfs, July 9, 1994; maximum gage-height recorded, 40.91 feet, July 9, 1994; minimum daily discharge, 280 cfs, October 7, 1931.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2007 to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1957 to May 1958, March 1961, June 1970, December 1973, January 2007 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.  Field determinations of Discharge, Specific Conductance, pH, Water Temperature, Air Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen are by the U.S. Geological Survey.