USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
09371492 MUD CREEK AT HIGHWAY 32, NEAR CORTEZ, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°18'46", long 108°39'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.06, T.35 N., R.16 W., Montezuma County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080202, on left bank 1 mi. upstream from mouth, and 4.5 mi. southwest of Cortez.
DRAINAGE AREA - 34.5 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1981 to September 1986, August 1993 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,765 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Aug. 25, 1993, gage at present site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 880 ft³/s, Sept. 29, 2005, peak flow determined by culvert computation, gage height, 10.70 ft, from floodmark.