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00060 Discharge(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
LOCATION - Lat 31°43'30", long 84°01'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Worth County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03130006, on downstream end of pier of bridge on GA 32, 5.0 miles southwest of Oakfield, 3.2 miles downstream from Jones Creek, 13.9 miles downstream from Crisp County dam site, and at river mile 120.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,880 mi². approximately.
DISCHARGE: October 1929 to December 1958, May 1987 to current year. Monthly discharge only, October 1929 to January 1930 and June 1933 to October 1934 (published in WSP 1304). Prior to May 1987, published as station 02350500 Flint River at Oakfield, GA.
GAGE-HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 185.3 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (levels by Georgia Department of Transportation). From January 9, 1930 to June 23, 1933, and from October 1, 1934 to December 31, 1958, a recording gage was located at a site 4.2 miles upstream at datum 193.29 feet above sea level, supplementary adjustment of 1936.
COOPERATION - Georgia Power Corporation; Crisp County Power Commission.
For Period: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2016: Discharge records fair, except for those with Estimated Discharge which are poor. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 10/01/2016 - 08/23/2017: Discharge records good. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 08/23/2017 - 10/22/2018: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 10/22/2018 - 08/10/2021: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records fair.

Flow regulated by power plant at Warwick Reservoir since 1930 that has a capacity of approximately 35,000 acre-ft. Normal operation of power plant does not materially affect figures of monthly runoff.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1898, 35.1 feet, January 20, 1925, from flood marks, 90,000 cfs. Flood in March 1929 reached a stage of 34.0 feet, from flood marks, 85,000 cfs.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 112,000 cfs, July 10, 1994; maximum gage-height recorded, 40.10 feet, from floodmarks, July 10, 1994; minimum daily discharge, 152 cfs, June 8, 1941.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.