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These links download data from the USGS Water Data Services in the RDB format .

If you are an R user, use the USGS dataRetrieval Package to download, analyze, and plot your data.

USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 1987-09-28 1995-06-26
Information Water-quality 1955-08-30 2002-10-02
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1960-03-31 1988-07-25
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1960-03-31 2002-10-02
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1960-03-31 1968-09-27
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1960-03-31 1961-05-23
Microbiological Water-quality 1988-07-25 2008-06-05
Nutrient Water-quality 1960-03-31 1998-06-08
Organics, other Water-quality 1987-09-28 1995-06-26
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1988-07-25 2002-10-02
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1910-04-01 2021-03-08
Sediment Water-quality 1951-06-03 1989-05-31
n/a Peak Measurements 1908-06-06 2019-05-30
n/a Site Visits 1909-02-25 2021-02-19
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2005-01-01 2020-01-01
Classic Water Data for the Nation Inventory

Metadata Element Location Metadata Metadata Code
Agency
USGS
Site identification number
n/a
Site name
n/a
Site type
ST
DMS latitude n/a
DMS longitude n/a
Decimal latitude n/a
Decimal longitude n/a
Latitude-longitude method
N
Latitude-longitude accuracy
1
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
31
State
31
County
095
Country n/a
Land net location description n/a
Name of location map n/a
Scale of location map n/a
Altitude of Gage/land surface n/a
Method altitude determined Z
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
10270207
Drainage basin
n/a
Topographic setting
C
Flags for instruments at site n/a
Date of first construction
n/a
Date site established or inventoried n/a
Drainage area
n/a
Contributing drainage area n/a
Time Zone abbreviation n/a
Site honors Daylight Savings Time
n/a
Data reliability
n/a
Data-other GW files n/a
National aquifer n/a
Local aquifer n/a
Local aquifer type
n/a
Well depth n/a
Hole depth
n/a
Source of depth data n/a
Project number n/a

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