06709000 PLUM CREEK NEAR SEDALIA, CO
LOCATION.--Lat 39°26'18", long 104°58'57", in NE14SE14 sec.15, T.7 S., R.68 W., Douglas County, Hydrologic Unit 10190002, on right bank, on south side of County Road No. 20 bridge over Plum Creek, 1.0 mi west of Sedalia, and 1.4 mi downstream from the confluence of East and West Plum Creeks.
DRAINAGE AREA.--274 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1942 to September 1947. August 1990 to current year. For a complete listing of historical data available for this site, see
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 5,720 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Aug. 1942 to Sept. 1947, water-stage recorder at site 150 ft upstream at different datum. Prior to Aug. 1942, nonrecording gage at bridge.
REMARKS.--Records poor. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation. Several measurements of specific conductance and water temperature were obtained and are published in the "Supplemental Water-Quality Data For Gaging Stations" section of this report.
COOPERATION.--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
b Site and datum then in use, from rating curve extended above 350 ft3/s on basis of slope-area determination of peak flow.
c Highest flood of actual record probably occurred Jun 16, 1965. Discharge computed at Plum Creek near Louviers was 154,000 cfs.