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Water-Year Summary for Site 07105940

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

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
07105940 LITTLE FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°38'33.54", long 104°44'54.18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.23, T.16 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on Fort Carson Military Reservation, on right bank 50 ft upstream of Military Road No. 1 bridge, 0.7 mi upstream from mouth of Rock Creek, 3.8 mi southwest of Fountain, and 5.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 26.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-85-1: 1984 (M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1978 to September 1987, October 1987 to September 1988, August 2013 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,566 ft above NAVD of 1988, from digital elevation model. Prior to Aug. 30, 2013, at site 400 ft downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2018; records fair except for flows above 214 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, diversions for irrigation and municipal use, groundwater withdrawals, and return flows from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,810 ft³/s, Sept. 12, 2013, from contracted-opening and flow-over-road measurement of peak flow, gage height, 14.39 ft, from floodmark.