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Picture of flooding on Northside Drive at Peachtree Creek, Atlanta.

 

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Peachtree Creek WaterWatch

Live webcam at Peachtree Creek

View the live video webcam of Peachtree Creek.We now have live webcam video of Peachtree Creek to allow you to view, in real time, current river-stage conditions. Click the picture below to see the live video. You can also take control of the camera to change the pan and zoom.

Peachtree Creek - Current River Stage

Peachtree Creek is a major tributary to the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, Ga. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been monitoring stream stage and streamflow at or near the Northside Drive gage location since 1958. The Peachtree Creek watershed occupies a large portion of the northeast metro Atlanta area and collects precipitation runoff that drains into the Chattahoochee River. This website offers information about the streamflow and flooding characteristics of Peachtree Creek.

As the residents of Woodward Way, which runs parallel to Peachtree Creek near Northside Drive know too well, very heavy rainfall can cause Peachtree Creek to overflow its banks and send waters flooding into their houses. A number of houses on Woodward Way have actually been raised onto stilts. The massive flooding of Sept. 2009 once again caused major flooding damage to houses in this area.

Peachtree Creek - Current River Stage

Click on the chart to view a larger chart and more data and charts for Peachtree Creek.

7-day stage hydrograph for 02336300

Base flow and flood conditions comparison

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)

Picture showing low flow at Peachtree Creek on the left, and flooding condtions of about 20 feet in stage, on the right.

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