USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
07105500 FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°48'59", long 104°49'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.19, T.14 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, near middle of span on upstream side of Nevada Avenue bridge at Colorado Springs, 41 ft downstream from Cheyenne Creek, and 1.3 mi downstream from Monument Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 392 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1921 to September 1924, January 1976 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311. Statistical summary computed for 1976 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,900 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to June 24, 2009, at site 31 ft upstream on left bank at same datum. Prior to Sept. 9, 2015, at datum 5.00 ft lower.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 10,100 ft³/s, Sept. 2, 1994, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 12.12 ft, from floodmark.