07099233 TELLER RESERVOIR NEAR STONE CITY, CO
LOCATION.--Lat 38°26'33", long 104°49'33" (revised), in SE14NW14 sec.31, T.18 S., R.66 W., Pueblo County, Hydrologic Unit 11020002, on Fort Carson Military Reservation, at left upstream end of dam on Turkey Creek, 1.4 mi upstream from Booth Gulch, and 2.0 mi east of Stone City.
DRAINAGE AREA.--71.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1978 to current year. For a complete listing of historical data available for this site, see http://waterdata.usgs.gov/co/nwis/inventory/?site_no=07099233
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 5,453 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by an earthfill dam completed around 1908. All figures represent total contents from area-capacity table effective Oct. 1, 2001, and based on a 1980 survey and adjusted for sedimentation from a partial area-capacity resurvey during May 2002. Total capacity, 2,603 acre-ft at elevation of about 92 ft. Capacity at spillway crest, 1,115 acre-ft at elevation of about 84 ft (since 1996). Capacity at uncontrolled tower outlet invert, 1,765 acre-ft at elevation of about 88 ft. Elevation of no contents, about 65.2 ft. There is a controlled outlet from reservoir; however, considerable leakage occurs along dam margins. Dead storage unknown. Reservoir is used by the Fort Carson Military Reservation for recreation and amphibious training.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum contents, 2,210 acre-ft, June 21, 1980, elevation, 90.15 ft, from capacity curve extended above 88 ft; no contents during many years.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--No contents during year.