USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
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.
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
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.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,800 ft³/s, June 15, 2019, from rating curve extended above 1,480 ft³/s, gage height, 6.05 ft.