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Water-Year Summary for Site 07096250

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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
LOCATION - Lat 38°39'50", long 105°13'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.09, T.16 S., R.70 W., Teller County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020002, on left bank 500 ft from Teller County Route 88, 0.2 mi downstream from Cripple Creek, and 5.5 mi southwest of Victor.
DRAINAGE AREA - 271 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1992 to November 2003, April 2004 to September 2005 (seasonal records only), October 2005 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,870 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by small diversions for irrigation, flows from Cripple Creek sewage treatment plant, and releases from Wrights Reservoir.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,620 ft³/s, Aug. 2, 2010, from rating curve extended above 149 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater analysis of peak flow at gage height 6.50 ft, gage height, 6.91 ft.