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.
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.