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Water-Year Summary for Site 07104905

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
07104905 MONUMENT CREEK AT BIJOU STREET AT COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°50'14", long 104°49'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.14 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank 325 ft downstream from bridge on Bijou Street at Colorado Springs, 250 ft east of Interstate 25, and 0.7 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 235 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2007: 2003 (maximum daily precipitation).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,980 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to May 7, 2009, at site 75 ft upstream on left bank at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for flows above 500 ft³/s, and 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 flows above 500 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 985 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, transmountain diversions, diversions for irrigation and municipal use, groundwater withdrawals, return flows from irrigated areas, and flows from sewage-treatment plants.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,760 ft³/s, June 6, 2012, from rating curve extended above 493 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater hydraulic analysis, gage height, 9.59 ft.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2003 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 5.79 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.