USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07104905 MONUMENT CREEK AT BIJOU STREET AT COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°50'14", long 104°49'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.14 S., R.66 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank 325 ft downstream from bridge on Bijou Street at Colorado Springs, 250 ft east of Interstate 25, and 0.7 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 235 mi².
- WDR-US-2007: 2003 (maximum daily precipitation).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,980 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to May 7, 2009, at site 75 ft upstream on left bank at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,760 ft³/s, June 6, 2012, from rating curve extended above 493 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater hydraulic analysis, gage height, 9.59 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2003 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 5.79 inches, Sept. 12, 2013.