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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 1974-10-07 1999-08-23
Information Water-quality 1959-10-01 2022-07-20
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1959-10-01 2020-06-03
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1959-10-01 2022-07-20
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1959-10-01 1999-10-22
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1959-10-01 2020-06-03
Microbiological Water-quality 1974-10-07 1993-09-07
Nutrient Water-quality 1959-10-01 2022-06-14
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1976-11-09 1982-04-22
Organics, other Water-quality 1974-10-07 2000-09-11
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1975-03-03 1982-04-22
Physical Daily Values, Groundwater Levels, Unit Values, Water-quality 1907-10-01 2022-08-19
Population/Community Water-quality 1974-10-07 1981-09-08
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-01-22 1999-10-22
Sediment Water-quality 1975-01-06 2000-09-11
Stable Isotopes Water-quality 2020-06-03 2020-09-10
n/a Peak Measurements 1905-05-21 2020-10-15
n/a Site Visits 1980-10-01 2022-08-08
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2005-01-01 2021-01-01
Water Data for the Nation inventory

To convert gage height to water-surface elevation above sea level in NAVD 1988, add 4,200.22 feet to gage height.
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
M
Latitude-longitude accuracy
F
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
49
State
49
County
057
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 L
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
16020102
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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