USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09359010 MINERAL CREEK AT SILVERTON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°48'10", long 107°40'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.19, T.41 N., R.7 W., San Juan County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080104, on right bank at southwest end of Greene Street at abandoned bridge crossing Mineral Creek, 300 ft. downstream from U. S. Highway 550 crossing Mineral Creek, 1,400 ft. upstream from mouth, and 0.5 mi southwest of Silverton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 52.3 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1991 to September 1993, October 1994 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 9,245.98 ft above NGVD of 1929, from San Juan County bench mark.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum flood known occurred Oct. 5, 1911. An indirect determination of peak flow for flood of Sept. 5, 1970, was run in very close proximity to present site, discharge, 3,070 ft³/s, gage height not determined.