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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06710605 BEAR CREEK ABOVE BEAR CREEK LAKE NEAR MORRISON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°39'07.3", long 105°10'23.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.01, T.5 S., R.70 W., Jefferson County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190002, in Bear Creek Lake Park, on right bank 50 ft downstream from park road bridge, 0.9 mi downstream from Strain Gulch, 1.0 mi east of Morrison, and 1.1 mi downstream from Mt. Vernon Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 176 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1986 to September 2009, April 2010 to September 2012 (annual seasonal-maximum only), April 2013 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage 5,645 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Apr. 21, 1989, at datum 3.37 ft higher.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2019; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2020; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Natural flow of stream affected by diversions to Harriman Canal and Ward Canal, 0.7 mi upstream from gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,800 ft³/s, Sept. 13, 2013, from slope-area determination of peak flow, gage height, 8.46 ft, from floodmarks.