USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
07103960 KETTLE CREEK ABOVE U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°58'34", long 104°47'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.12 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on right bank 10 ft downstream from State Highway 83, 0.5 mi upstream from flood-retention dam, 0.6 mi east of Interstate 25, 2.7 mi upstream from mouth, and 5.4 mi southeast of U.S. Air Force Academy Chapel.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16.2 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2000 to September 2003 (seasonal records only), October 2003 to September 2012, discontinued (annual maximum only). April 2018 to September 2018 (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,620 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 455 ft³/s, July 20, 2010, gage height, 6.98 ft, from rating curve extended above 12.3 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater hydraulic analysis.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2000 to September 2003 (discontinued) (seasonal records only).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 2.03 inches, Aug. 30, 2003.