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.
- WDR CO-04-1: 2003 (M). WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
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.
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.