USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09059500 PINEY RIVER NEAR STATE BRIDGE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°47'44.60", long 106°34'27.65" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.16, T.3 S., R.82 W., Eagle County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010001, on left bank at old bridge crossing, 1.2 mi downstream from Rock Creek, and 6.0 mi southeast of State Bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 84.7 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area. August 2016: 2014 Maximum peak flow.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1944 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 7,272.35 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 29, 1944, nonrecording gage, and July 29, 1944 to Oct. 24, 1947, water-stage recorder, at datum 2.38 ft higher.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2019 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 7,272.35 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 0.79 inches, July 30, 2019.