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Water-Year Summary for Site 06720820

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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06720820 BIG DRY CREEK AT WESTMINSTER, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°54'20.45", long 105°02'07.40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.06, T.2 S., R.68 W., Adams County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190003, on left bank 20 ft upstream from pedestrian bridge, 0.75 mi upstream from bridge on 120th Avenue, and 5.2 mi downstream from outlet of Standley Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 43.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1987 to September 1995, November 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete and steel v-notched control. Elevation of gage is 5,215 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2017; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for the period Oct. 1 to Mar 14, which is fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow affected by storage diversions, ground-water withdrawals and diversions for irrigation and return flow from irrigated areas.