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NORTH OCONEE RIVER AT ATHENS, GA (USGS-02217900) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Georgia Water Science Center (identifier USGS-GA), has the name "NORTH OCONEE RIVER AT ATHENS, GA" and has the identifier USGS-02217900. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 03070101. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 290.00 sq mi and the contributing drainage area is 290.00 sq mi.

This site is located in Clarke County County, Georgia at 33.94872620000000 degrees latitude and -83.3676577000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is Unknown Unknown. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 577.86 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Level or other surveyed method." is .01 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-02217900" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1940 - 1958
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1940 - 1958
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1940 - 1958
Nutrient 1940 - 1958
Physical 1940 - 1964
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

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Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-GA
OrganizationFormalName USGS Georgia Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-02217900
MonitoringLocationName NORTH OCONEE RIVER AT ATHENS, GA
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 03070101
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 290.00
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 290.00
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 33.94872620000000
LongitudeMeasure -83.3676577000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue Unknown
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode Unknown
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 577.86
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .01
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Level or other surveyed method.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 13
CountyCode 059
ProviderName NWIS