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Water-Year Summary for Site 09352900

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09352900 VALLECITO CREEK NEAR BAYFIELD, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°28'39", long 107°32'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.16, T.37 N., R.6 W., La Plata County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080101, on right bank 60 ft upstream from Fall Creek, 0.8 mi downstream from Bear Creek, 6.7 mi north of Vallecito Dam, and 18 mi north of Bayfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 72.5 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-00-2: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1962 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage, with concrete control. Datum of gage is 7,906.08 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water Year 2020; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. No diversion upstream from station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Major floods occurred in October 1911 and June 1927.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,050 ft³/s, Sept. 6, 1970, from rating curve extended above 1,400 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 6.51 ft, from water-stage recorder, 6.76 ft, from floodmarks.