USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
383944104474201 MERRIAMS L. FOUNTAIN DITCH AT FT. CARSON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°39'45", long 104°47'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank 165 feet downstream from diversion structure on Little Fountain Creek at Fort Carson Military Reservation, 0.8 mile west of Haymes Reservoir, and 2.1 miles southwest of Butts Airfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and a 24-inch Parshall flume control. Elevation of the gage is 5,770 feet above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 200 ft³/s (estimated), Sept. 12, 2013, gage height, 5.00 ft, from floodmarks, from extension of rating curve based on standard 24-inch Parshall flume rating extended above 2.40 ft, based on hydrographic analysis.