USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09025000 VASQUEZ CREEK AT WINTER PARK, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°55'13", long 105°47'05" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.33, T.1 S., R.75 W., Grand County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010001, on right bank 30 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 40 in Winter Park, 0.2 mi upstream from mouth, 2.5 mi southeast of Fraser, and 4.5 mi downstream from Moffat water tunnel diversion.
DRAINAGE AREA - 27.9 mi².
- See PERIOD OF RECORD. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June to August 1907, July to November 1909, October 1933 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313. Records for June to October 1908, published in WSP 269, are unreliable and should not be used. Published as Vasquez River at lower station, near Fraser 1907-09, as "near West Portal" 1934-39, and as "near Winter Park" 1940-87. Records for May 26, 1937 to September 1959, equivalent to earlier records if diversion to Moffat water tunnel is added to flow past station.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 8,768.48 ft above NGVD of 1929. June 1, 1907 to Oct. 31, 1909, nonrecording gage at site 0.8 mi upstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 526 ft³/s, June 27, 1983, from rating curve extended above 286 ft³/s, gage height, 4.14 ft.