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Water-Year Summary for Site 06714360

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06714360 SAND CREEK ABOVE BURLINGTON DITCH NEAR COMMERCE CITY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°48'36.90", long 104°57'01.20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.3 S., R.68 W., Adams County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190003, on right bank 75 ft upstream from confluence of Burlington Ditch and Sand Creek, 0.3 mi upstream from mouth, in the northeast corner of Metro Wastewater Plant, and 1.0 mi west-southwest of intersection of East 64th Avenue and U.S. Highway 6 and 85, in Commerce City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 187 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2013 to current year. 
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 5,122 ft above NAVD of 1988, from digital elevation model.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for the period May 28 to Sept. 12, flows above 480 ft³/s and below 10 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s and below 10 ft³/s, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s and below 10 ft³/s, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s and below 10 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 325 ft³/s and below 8 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records fair except for flows above 325 ft³/s and below 8 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2021; records fair except for flows above 325 ft³/s and below 8 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. No known diversions upstream from gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 14,800 ft³/s, Sept. 12, 2013, from critical-depth measurement of peak flow, gage height, 11.38 ft, from high-water mark.