Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, Ga. Comparison of low and high flows.

Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, Ga. Comparison of low and high flows at the gaging site.

Detailed Description

Base flow and flood conditions comparison at Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, Ga.

The pictures below compares normal base-flow conditions (river stage at about 3 feet) on the left with the flooding in Sept. 2009 (river stage about 20 feet). Peachtree Creek is an urban site and the large amount of impervious surfaces in the watershed can influece flooding characteristics.

 

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Image Dimensions: 607 x 374

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