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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 1978-10-25 1979-06-19
Information Water-quality 1971-06-15 2007-04-17
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1963-10-20 2001-10-23
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1963-10-20 2007-04-17
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1966-11-15 2001-10-23
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1975-08-27 2001-10-23
Microbiological Water-quality 1977-07-12 1978-10-25
Nutrient Water-quality 1966-11-15 2001-10-23
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1970-11-17 1992-04-01
Organics, other Water-quality 1975-10-07 2001-10-23
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1969-08-13 2007-04-17
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1960-10-01 2021-03-09
Population/Community Water-quality 1978-10-25 1978-10-25
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-04-29 2001-10-23
Sediment Water-quality 1988-10-20 2002-09-16
Stable Isotopes Water-quality 1988-08-17 1989-08-27
n/a Peak Measurements 1961-04-07 2020-03-13
n/a Site Visits 1988-08-25 2021-02-25
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
M
Latitude-longitude accuracy
F
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
06
State
06
County
025
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/a
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
n/a
Subbasin hydrologic unit
18100204
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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