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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
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
02382200 TALKING ROCK CREEK NEAR HINTON, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°31'22", long 84°36'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pickens County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150102, on left bank, 300 feet downstream from Scarecorn Creek, and 3.3 miles northwest of Hinton, GA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 119 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR GA-80-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: November 1973 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 893.69 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
REMARKS -

For period 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: Gage height records fair. Discharge records poor.
For period 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016: Gage height records good. Discharge records good except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.
For period 10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017: Gage height records fair. Discharge records fair except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.
For period 10/01/2017 - 11/30/2017: Gage height records good. Discharge records poor.
For period 11/30/2017 - 10/02/2018: Gage height records fair. Discharge records poor.
For period 10/03/2018 - 04/03/2019: Gage height records good. Discharge records fair.
For period 04/04/2019 - 06/03/2019: Gage height records fair. Discharge records fair.
For period 06/04/2019 - 08/14/2019: Gage height records poor. Discharge records poor.
For period 08/15/2019 - 12/11/2019: Gage height records fair. Discharge records poor.
For period 12/12/2019 - 10/15/2020: Gage height records fair. Discharge records fair.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 28, 1973, reached a stage of 15.45 feet, from flood marks; discharge 18,400 cfs from rating curve extended above 6,200 cfs on basis of slope-area measurements of gage height 15.45 feet.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 19,000 cfs, July 16, 2003; maximum gage height recorded, 15.65 feet, July 16, 2003; minimum daily discharge, 1.6 cfs, August 25, 2007, September 9-10, 12, 2007.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 8, 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.