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Water-Year Summary for Site 07081200

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07081200 ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR LEADVILLE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°14'56.4", long 106°20'53.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.20, T.9 S., R.80 W., Lake County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020001, on right bank 25 ft upstream from Lake County Road 4, 0.5 mi downstream from confluence of East Fork Arkansas River and Tennessee Creek, and 3.0 mi west of Leadville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 99.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area. February 2021: Mean daily discharge, January 30 to March 12, 2020.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1967 to September 1983, April 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 9,665 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 5, 2010, at site 0.5 mi upstream at datum 39.3 ft higher.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for flows above 450 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for flows above 450 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for flows above 450 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for flows above 450 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows below 3 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions and diversions for irrigation and municipal use.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,360 ft³/s, June 9, 1997, from rating curve extended above 964 ft³/s, on basis of a straight line extension, gage height, 4.38 ft, site and datum then in use.