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Water-Year Summary for Site 03550500

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Available Parameters
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
LOCATION - Lat 34°50'28", long 83°56'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Union County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 06020002, 0.2 miles upstream from Akins Creek, 2.7 miles southeast of Blairsville, 0.3 miles west of US 19.
DRAINAGE AREA - 74.8 mi².
DISCHARGE: January 1942 to March 1982, October 1985 to December 2007 (discrete discharge measurements only), December 2007 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: December 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1810.5 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988. Prior to December 2007, staff gage at site 200 feet upstream at datum of 1812.47 feet at National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929.
COOPERATION - City of Blairsville.
For period 10/01/2013-10/29/2020: Discharge records fair, except for days of estimated discharge and discharge above 1000 cfs, which are poor. Gage height records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 12,900 cfs, August 23, 1967; maximum gage-height recorded, 21.04 feet, August 23, 1967; minimum daily discharge, 16 cfs, August 22, 23, 2008.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2008 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.