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Water-Year Summary for Site 07079300

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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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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.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
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.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for flows above 400 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for flows above 400 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for flows above 400 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for flows above 400 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for flows above 400 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 374 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions.
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.