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Station Name:CHARLES HANSEN FEEDER CANAL BELOW BIG THOMPSON SIPHON (HFCBBSCO)
Data Source:NCWCD/Bureau of Reclamation (Station Cooperators)
Division:1
Water District:4
County:LARIMER
State:CO

Location - Lat. N40° 25’24.38”, Long. W105° 13’35.81” (NAD83). Gage is located on the left side of a trapezoidal concrete canal approximately 300 ft. down canal from the Big Thompson Siphon and 4.5 mi south of Masonville, CO or 8 mi. west of Loveland, CO.

Drainage Area and Period of Record - N/A. Period of Record: N/A

Gage - Digital incremental Sutron SDR-0001-4 shaft encoder connected to a Sutron SatLink2 Data Collection Platform (DCP) transmitting hourly in a 4-ft. by 4-ft. concrete shelter and stilling well at a trapezoidal concrete canal section. The stilling well is connected to the canal by two 3-in. inlets with flushing equipment. An electric tape gage placed on the instrument shelf is the primary reference with no provisions for a supplemental reference. AC power is available at the gage and heaters are used to keep the stilling well from freezing in winter months. The gage is maintained in cooperation of the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (NCWCD) and the Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) as a component of the Colorado Big Thompson (C-BT) project.