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Water-Year Summary for Site 07103800

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
07103800 WEST MONUMENT CREEK AT U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°58'14", long 104°54'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.28, T.12 S., R.67 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on Pike National Forest, on left bank 500 ft upstream from diversion to city of Colorado Springs water-treatment plant, 2.7 mi south of U.S. Air Force Academy Chapel, and 4.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-99-1: 1997. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1970 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and V-notch sharp-crested weir. Elevation of gage is 7,180 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 fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, transmountain diversions, and diversions for municipal use. Flow mostly regulated by Rampart Reservoir 4.5 mi upstream, Nichols Reservoir 3.5 mi upstream, and Northfield Reservoir 2.7 mi upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 194 ft³/s, July 30, 2012, estimated based on runoff comparison with nearby station due to debris jam, gage height, 4.50 ft, from floodmark.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2000 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 4.44 inches, Sept. 12, 2013.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; estimated daily precipitation are less accurate than the rest of the published records. Water year 2015; estimated daily precipitation are less accurate than the rest of the published records. Water year 2016; site is operated seasonally, March through October. Water year 2017; site is operated seasonally, March through October.