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Station Name:LA VETA MUNICIPAL PIPELINE AT CUCHARAS RIVER, CO (LVMPCRCO)
Data Source:Co. Division of Water Resources
Division:2
Water District:16
County:HUERFANO
State:CO

Location - Gage is located approximately 3 miles south of La Veta off Hwy 12 and on the east bank of the Cucharas River. Access is through the Ute Ranch property. Lat. 37d27m60s N, Long. 105d01m28s W (NAD83). Elev. 7365 ft msl.

Drainage Area and Period of Record - Drainage Area N/A (point of diversion). Measuring device was historically a Parshall flume with chart recorder. Diversion supplies Town of La Veta water treatment plant. In 2008 the Town of La Veta installed a new pipe intake in the Cucharas River, vault, flow meter and SCADA-controlled valve. Flow meter put on satellite telemetry Aug 2009. Period of Record: N/A

Gage - Endress & Hauser 53W 8" electromagnetic flow meter. 4-20mA output to Satlink2 logger/transmitter. Meter full scale is 1000 gpm. Satlink2 setup with 250 Ohm resister to read 1-5v meter output. Slope = 250, offset = -250. 12V battery power supply charged by 110 AC.