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Water-Year Summary for Site 07087050

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07087050 ARKANSAS RIVER BELOW GRANITE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°59'42", long 106°13'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.22, T.12 S., R.79 W., Chaffee County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020001, on right bank 500 ft east of U.S. Highway 24, 1.0 mi downstream from Pine Creek, and 4.8 mi southeast of Granite.
DRAINAGE AREA - 546 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1999 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 8,620 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records good except for the period May 24 to June 22, which is fair. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records fair except for flows above 650 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, power developments, transmountain diversions, diversions for irrigation and municipal use, groundwater withdrawals, return flows from irrigated areas, and flows from sewage-treatment plants.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,400 ft³/s, June 18, 2015, from rating curve extended above 4,300 ft³/s, gage height, 9.08 ft.