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Water-Year Summary for Site 07083710

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07083710 ARKANSAS RIVER BELOW EMPIRE GULCH NEAR MALTA, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°09'50", long 106°19'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.22, T.10 S., R.80 W., Lake County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020001, on right bank 60 ft downstream from private road bridge, 0.1 mi downstream from Empire Gulch, 0.4 mi downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 24, 0.6 mi upstream from Dry Union Gulch, and 4.8 mi southeast of Malta.
DRAINAGE AREA - 238 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1990 to November 1993. May 2004 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 9,280 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to May 1, 2004, at site 60 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, transmountain diversions from Colorado River Basin, diversions for irrigation and municipal use, return flows from irrigated areas, and flows from sewage-treatment plants. Flow partly regulated by Turquoise Lake, on tributary upstream from station, capacity, about 129,400 acre-ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,590 ft³/s, June 17, 2011, from rating curve extended above 1,120 ft³/s, gage height, 5.72 ft.