Gauge Description:

http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_graph.aspx?ID=CLAFTCCO&MTYPE=DISCHRG

Low: 300 - 700 cfs
Med: 700 - 1300 cfs
High: 1300 cfs and up

For more complete info, go to the Source Gauge Page.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
CACHE LA POUDRE AT CANYON MOUTH NEAR FORT COLLINS
codwr-CLAFTCCO0 250 - 3000 cfs III-IV 01h08m 596 cfs (running)
gauge class Corresponds to 700-1300 cfs by the CO DWR.
Gauge (1055 sq.mi.drainage) lies downstream of this run (toward end of next section), so may vary slightly from actual flows.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
250 - 550 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Low-runnable flow.
550 -1300 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Corresponds to 700-1300 cfs by the CO DWR.
1300 -3000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Corresponds to 1300-2600 cfs by the CO DWR. 3000 is about 5.25', a very rocking level. Pineview Falls is extremely powerful.

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