USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07079300 EAST FORK ARKANSAS RIVER AT HIGHWAY 24 NEAR LEADVILLE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°16'21", long 106°18'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.14, T.9 S., R.80 W., Lake County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020001, on right bank 20 ft downstream from U.S. Highway 24, 0.4 mi downstream from Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel, 1.5 mi northwest of Leadville, and 2.2 mi upstream from Tennessee Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 49.9 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 9,900 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. From Aug. 31, 2007 to Oct. 29, 2008, at site 50 ft downstream on left bank at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,010 ft³/s, June 8, 1997, from rating extended above 517 ft³/s, on basis of a straight line extension, gage height, 4.23 ft.