07103990 COTTONWOOD CREEK AT MOUTH AT PIKEVIEW, CO
LOCATION.--Lat 38°55'41", long 104°48'35", in SW14SW14 sec.8, T.13 S., R.67 W., El Paso County, Hydrologic Unit 11020003, on left bank 20 ft upstream from Vincent Drive bridge, 0.3 mi south of Woodmen Road, 0.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.2 mi northeast of Pikeview.
DRAINAGE AREA.--18.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1985 to current year. For a complete listing of historical data available for this site, see http://waterdata.usgs.gov/co/nwis/inventory/?site_no=07103990
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 6,265 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by erosion-control and livestock-watering reservoirs and ground-water withdrawals.
b From rating curve extended above 213 ft3/s, on basis of critical-depth measurement of peak flow at gage height 9.02 ft.
c From rating curve extended above 900 ft3/s, on basis of critical-depth measurement of peak flow at gage height 9.02 ft.