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Water-Year Summary for Site 07099060

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07099060 BEAVER CREEK ABOVE HIGHWAY 115 NEAR PENROSE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°29'21", long 104°59'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.16, T.18 S., R.68 W., Fremont County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020002, on left bank 240 ft downstream from Beaver Park Irrigation Company diversion dam, 1.8 mi upstream from State Highway 115, and 4.7 mi north of Penrose.
DRAINAGE AREA - 138 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1991 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,660 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Feb. 27, 2004, at site 60 ft downstream, at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records poor. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records good except for flows above 300 ft³/s, which are fair. Water year 2016; records poor. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records poor. Water year 2018; records poor. Water year 2019; records poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, diversions for municipal use by Colorado Springs, and diversions for irrigation. Flows are regulated to some extent by Beaver Park Irrigation Company diversion dam 250 ft upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,960 ft³/s, July 5, 2006, on basis of flow-over-dam computation of peak flow, gage height, 16.66 ft, from floodmarks.