Middle Oconee River

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Middle Oconee River Levels

September 22 2023


Discharge Volume Today
-14.0 cfs (-8.09%) since yesterday
2 Streamgauges

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Middle Oconee River Near Arcade reporting a streamflow rate of 159 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Middle Oconee River, with a gauge stage of 2.45 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Middle Oconee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 692 ft, the Middle Oconee River Near Arcade.

Last Updated 2023-09-22
Streamflow 159.0 cfs
Maximum 7,770.0 cfs

About the middle oconee river

The Middle Oconee River is a 106-mile long waterway that flows through the state of Georgia in the United States. It is a major tributary of the Oconee River and serves as a vital source of water for the region. The river has a rich history, dating back to the pre-colonial era when it was used for transportation and fishing by Native American tribes. Today, the river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Bear Creek Reservoir and the Barnett Shoals Dam, which provide hydroelectric power and drinking water for the surrounding communities. The Middle Oconee River is also a popular destination for recreational activities such as fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. The river and its surrounding watershed also play a significant role in agriculture, supporting crops such as cotton, peanuts, and soybeans.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Middle Oconee River Near Arcade
USGS 02217475
159 cfs 2.45 ft -8.09
Middle Oconee River Near Athens
USGS 02217500
147 cfs 1.11 ft -5.16

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