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Water-Year Summary for Site 07105900

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07105900 JIMMY CAMP CREEK AT FOUNTAIN, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°41'04", long 104°41'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.05, T.16 S., R.65 W., El Paso County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, near middle of span on downstream side of bridge on Ohio Avenue, 0.2 mi east of Fountain, and 1.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 65.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1976 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,530 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Aug. 14, 1991, at site on right bank; Jan. 1976 to Sept. 3, 1986, at datum 4.0 ft higher and Sept. 4, 1986 to Aug. 13, 1991, at present datum. Aug. 14, 1991 to Oct. 29, 2009, at site on right bank 110 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for the period Jan. 21 to Apr. 1, which is poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for flows above 420 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for flows above 29 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 29 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records poor. Water year 2019; records poor. Water year 2020; no estimated daily discharges. Records poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flows from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 17, 1965, reached an estimated discharge of 124,000 ft³/s, gage height, unknown.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,810 ft³/s, June 3, 1994, from extension of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow, gage height, 9.51 ft, from floodmarks.