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Water-Year Summary for Site 07105530

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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07105530 FOUNTAIN CREEK BELOW JANITELL ROAD BELOW COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°48'11", long 104°47'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.14 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, near mid-span on upstream side of bridge on Janitell Road, 0.1 mi downstream from Spring Creek, and 2.4 mi southeast of courthouse in Colorado Springs.
DRAINAGE AREA - 413 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,840 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 10, 1990, at site on left bank 460 ft upstream at datum 2.00 ft higher. July 10, 1990 to May 27, 1999, at site on right bank on upstream side of bridge on Janitell Road at same datum. May 28, 1999 to Mar. 1, 2010, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on Janitell Road at same datum. Mar. 2, 2010 to Oct. 19, 2014 near mid-span on upstream side of bridge on Janitell Road at same datum. Prior to Oct. 20, 2014, at datum 5.00 ft lower.
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 flows above 600 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for flows above 600 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 267 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for flows above 500 ft³/s, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for flows above 125 ft³/s, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, transmountain diversions, diversions for irrigation and municipal use, return flows from irrigated areas, and flows from sewage-treatment plants.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 13,800 ft³/s, Apr. 30, 1999, from rating curve extended above 13,200 ft³/s, gage height, 10.55 ft.