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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07103990 COTTONWOOD CREEK AT MOUTH AT PIKEVIEW, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°55'38", long 104°48'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.08, T.13 S., R.67 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, near center of span on downstream side of Corporate Drive bridge, 0.3 mi south of Woodmen Road, 380 ft upstream from mouth, and 1.0 mi northeast of Pikeview.
DRAINAGE AREA - 18.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1985 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 6,265 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Feb. 5, 2009, at site on left bank 0.3 mi upstream at datum 22.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for flows above 200 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for the period Feb. 3 to Sept. 30, flows above 200 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records poor. Water year 2017; records poor. Water year 2018; records poor. Natural flow of stream affected by erosion-control and livestock-watering reservoirs and groundwater withdrawals.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,030 ft³/s, Aug. 4, 2004, from critical-depth measurement of peak flow, gage height, 10.08 ft, from floodmarks, datum then in use.