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Water-Year Summary for Site 07096000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07096000 ARKANSAS RIVER AT CANON CITY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°26'02", long 105°15'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.31, T.18 S., R.70 W., Fremont County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020002, on right bank 800 ft upstream from Sand Creek, 0.7 mi downstream from Grape Creek, and 0.7 mi upstream from First Street Bridge at Canon City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,117 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1117: Drainage area. WSP 1311: 1897-98.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1888 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311. Published as "near Canyon" 1900-1906.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 5,342.13 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1711 or 1731 for history of changes prior to Oct. 1, 1957. Oct. 1, 1957 to Nov. 15, 1962, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 1.49 ft higher.
COOPERATION - Records collected and computed by Colorado Division of Water Resources and reviewed by Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, power developments, transbasin and 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, 19,000 ft³/s, Aug. 2, 1921, from rating curve extended above 5,000 ft³/s, gage height, 10.70 ft, from floodmark.