USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06700000 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER ABOVE CHEESMAN LAKE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°09'46", long 105°18'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.23, T.10 S., R.71 W., Douglas County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190002, on right bank about 200 ft upstream from high water mark of Cheesman Lake, and 8.0 mi south-southwest of Deckers.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,627 mi² of which 11.9 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1899 to December 1901, October 1924 to September 1943 (no winter records in water years 1931-33, 1935-39, 1942-43). August 2002 to current year (seasonal records only). Published as South Fork South Platte River at Lake Cheesman, 1899; "below Lake Cheesman", 1900; and South Fork South Platte River at Cheesman, 1901.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,845 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. July 31, 1899 to Dec. 31, 1901, staff gage at site within 4.5 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 1924 to Sept. 1943, gage at different datum.