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Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
LOCATION - Lat 40°33'07", long 105°00'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.7 N., R.68 W., Larimer County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190007, on left bank 4,000 ft upstream from Boxelder Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from Interstate Highway 25 bridge, and 3.8 mi southeast of intersection of College Avenue and Prospect Street in Fort Collins.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,244 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1979 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 4,860 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to March 24, 1994, at site 1,900 ft downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain and transbasin diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, diversion for municipal supply, diversions upstream from station for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,200 ft³/s, May 1, 1999, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 11.13 ft, from highwater marks.