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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
Information Water-quality 1978-06-26 2011-03-08
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1975-08-27 1984-08-07
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1975-08-27 1984-08-07
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1975-08-27 1984-08-07
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1975-10-22 1984-08-07
Nutrient Water-quality 1975-08-27 1980-09-19
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1950-05-01 2021-02-24
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-05-20 1981-05-20
Sediment Water-quality 1981-03-31 1983-11-03
n/a Peak Measurements 1950-05-28 2020-06-29
n/a Site Visits 1969-06-03 2021-01-28
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2006-01-01 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
S
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
35
State
35
County
007
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 M
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NGVD29
Subbasin hydrologic unit
11080002
Drainage basin
n/a
Topographic setting
n/a
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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