USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09096100 VEGA RESERVOIR NEAR COLLBRAN, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°13'30", long 107°48'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.06, T.10 S., R.93 W., Mesa County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010005, in gate house of Vega Reservoir dam on Plateau Creek, 8.0 mi east of Collbran.
DRAINAGE AREA - 24.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2003 to September 2006, October 2017 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 7,984.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
COOPERATION - Capacity tables provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 35,480 acre-ft, May 16, 2006, elevation, 7,986.29 ft; minimum contents, 4,299 acre-ft, Sept. 30, 2018, elevation, 7,932.10 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2017 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - 7.87-inch tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 7,984.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 0.77 inches, August 21, 2018.