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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 2011-11-03 2011-12-29
Information Water-quality 1997-08-28 2011-12-29
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1997-08-28 2005-06-09
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1978-03-28 2011-12-29
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 2001-11-16 2005-09-20
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1997-08-28 2005-09-20
Nutrient Water-quality 1978-03-28 2011-12-29
Organics, other Water-quality 2003-08-06 2011-12-29
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 2001-05-03 2005-09-20
Physical Water-quality 1978-03-28 2011-12-29
Radiochemistry Water-quality 2001-11-16 2005-09-20
Sediment Water-quality 2001-05-07 2001-05-07
Stable Isotopes Water-quality 2011-11-03 2011-12-29
n/a Site Visits 1921-06-11 1941-04-13
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2005-01-01 2012-01-01
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
SP
DMS latitude n/a
DMS longitude n/a
Decimal latitude n/a
Decimal longitude n/a
Latitude-longitude method
M
Latitude-longitude accuracy
F
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
48
State
48
County
453
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 N
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
12090205
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
C
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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