USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
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.
- WDR CO-99-1: 1997. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
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.
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.
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.