USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06714360 SAND CREEK ABOVE BURLINGTON DITCH NEAR COMMERCE CITY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°48'36.90", long 104°57'01.20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.3 S., R.68 W., Adams County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190003, on right bank 75 ft upstream from confluence of Burlington Ditch and Sand Creek, 0.3 mi upstream from mouth, in the northeast corner of Metro Wastewater Plant, and 1.0 mi west-southwest of intersection of East 64th Avenue and U.S. Highway 6 and 85, in Commerce City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 187 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2013 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 5,122 ft above NAVD of 1988, from digital elevation model.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 14,800 ft³/s, Sept. 12, 2013, from critical-depth measurement of peak flow, gage height, 11.38 ft, from high-water mark.