Ochlockonee River

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Ochlockonee River Levels

June 5 2023

5,982 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-334.0 cfs (-9.97%) since yesterday
115.85% of Normal 5 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Ochlockonee River was last observed at 3016 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 5982 acre-ft of water today; about 116% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 2603 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 133,500 cfs on 2013-02-28.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Ochlockonee River Nr Smith Creek reporting a streamflow rate of 1,250 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Ochlockonee River Nr Concord with a gage stage of 27.24 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Ochlockonee River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 184 ft, the Ochlockonee River Near Thomasville.

River Summary: The Ochlockonee River is a 206-mile-long river that flows through Georgia and Florida. Historically, the river was a vital resource for the Native American tribes in the area and also played a significant role in the Civil War. The river's hydrology is affected by tidal influences as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico. Two significant reservoirs, Lake Talquin and Lake Seminole, have been constructed on the river for flood control and hydropower generation. The river also supports recreational activities such as fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Additionally, the river is used for agricultural purposes in Georgia and Florida, mainly for growing crops such as peanuts and cotton. Overall, the Ochlockonee River continues to play a crucial role in the history, hydrology, and economy of the region.

Last Updated 2023-06-05
Streamflow 3,016.0 cfs
Percent Normal 115.85%
Maximum 133,500.0 cfs
Nearby Reservoirs
Lake Talquin Nr Bloxham

Ochlockonee River Peak Annual Discharge

Ochlockonee River maximum total discharge

Ochlockonee River Seasonal Comparison

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