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Water-Year Summary for Site 07099215

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°36'42", long 104°53'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.33, T.16 S., R.67 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020002, on Fort Carson Military Reservation, on right bank 120 ft downstream from State Highway 115 bridge, 0.7 mi downstream from Turkey Canyon, 0.8 mi upstream from Turkey Creek Ranch, and 9.4 mi southwest of Fountain.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-80-1: 1978-79 (M). WDR CO-96-1: 1980 (M), 1982-86 (M). 1982: Peak Discharge, January 2021. 1995: Peak Discharge, January 2021.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1978 to September 1989, May 1995 to September 1998, April 1999 to October 2012, April 2016 to September 2017 (seasonal records only) (discontinued). 
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,420 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to June 14, 2001, at datum 1.00 ft higher. Prior to Apr. 1, 2016, on left bank 100 ft downstream from State Highway 115 bridge, at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Natural flow of stream affected by upstream diversions for irrigation and livestock.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 850 ft³/s, June 10, 1997, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 6.56 ft, from floodmarks; no flow on many days during many years.