USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
14308500 ELK CREEK NEAR DREW, OR
LOCATION - Lat 42°53'25", long 122°55'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.11, T.31 S., R.2 W., Douglas County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17100302, on right bank, 100 ft downstream from Dixon Creek, 0.2 mi upstream from Drew Creek, 3.3 mi southeast of Tiller and at mile 4.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 56.9 mi². revised.
WYS 2014: 2014.
Revisions: Discharges approved and reported via NWISWeb for Mar. 5-9, 2016 have been revised.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1954 to September 1982, October 1986 to current year (annual maximum discharge only, water years 2001-07).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,279.25 ft above NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1, 2000 to Sept. 30, 2007, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage, 11.8 ft, from floodmarks, probably from flood in January or February 1953, discharge, about 11,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 9,120 ft³/s Jan. 9, 1995, gage height, 11.09 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,900 ft³/s on basis of slope area measurement at gage height 10.34 ft; no flow at times several years.