USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06720460 FIRST CREEK BELOW BUCKLEY ROAD AT ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARSENAL, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°48'29", long 104°47'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.08, T.3 S., R.66 W., Adams County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190003, in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, on right bank 0.38 mi downstream of east Arsenal boundary at Buckley Road, and 5.5 mi east of Commerce City Municipal Building.
DRAINAGE AREA - 28.2 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1991 to current year. Spring 1982 to September 1992, published in reports of U.S. Army. Daily discharge data for October 1992 to September 2010 also published separately in USGS project reports.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, compound broad-crested concrete weir, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 5,289.63 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,000 ft³/s, Aug. 3, 2013, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 6.33 ft, from crest-stage gage.