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Water-Year Summary for Site 07096250

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07096250 FOURMILE CREEK BELOW CRIPPLE CREEK NEAR VICTOR, CO
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.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1992 to November 2003, April 2004 to September 2005 (seasonal records only), October 2005 to current year.
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. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records 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.