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Water-Year Summary for Site 07105600

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07105600 SAND CREEK ABOVE MOUTH AT COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°47'18", long 104°46'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.34, T.14 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank 0.2 mi upstream from Las Vegas Street bridge at Colorado Springs, 0.7 mi upstream from mouth, and 4.0 mi southeast of courthouse in Colorado Springs.
DRAINAGE AREA - 52.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-04-1: 2003 (M). WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2003 to April 2013 (seasonal records only). July 2013 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 5,837 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records poor. Water year 2015; records poor. Water year 2016; records poor. Water year 2017; records poor. Water year 2018; records poor. Water year 2019; records poor. Water year 2020; records poor. Natural flow of stream affected by several small storage reservoirs, groundwater withdrawals, and flows from sewage-treatment plants.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,720 ft³/s, June 27, 2004, from rating curve extended above 681 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater analysis of flow, gage height, 6.22 ft, from floodmarks.