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Water-Year Summary for Site 07106500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07106500 FOUNTAIN CREEK AT PUEBLO, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°17'16", long 104°36'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.19, T.20 S., R.64 W., Pueblo County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 50 at Pueblo, and 2.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 925 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1922 to September 1925, October 1940 to September 1965, February 1971 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gages. Elevation of gage is 4,705 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. See WSP 1711 or 1731 for history of changes prior to Oct. 1, 1940, and WSP 1921 for changes Oct. 2, 1940 to Sept. 30, 1965. Feb. 1, 1971 to Sept. 30, 1976, water-stage recorder at site 1.4 mi upstream at datum 4,725.30 ft above sea level (unadjusted).
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records poor. Water year 2017; records poor. Water year 2018; records poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 150 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, 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 OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 4, 1921, reached a discharge of 34,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height unknown. Flood of May 30, 1935, reached a discharge of 35,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height unknown.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 47,000 ft³/s, June 17, 1965, from contracted-opening measurement of peak flow, gage height, 19.00 ft, from floodmarks, site and datum then in use.