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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 1998-09-17 1998-09-17
Information Water-quality 1974-09-11 2021-02-17
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1998-09-16 2000-09-12
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1970-03-19 2017-09-21
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1971-10-21 1999-09-15
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1971-10-21 2000-09-12
Microbiological Water-quality 1985-07-26 1985-07-26
Nutrient Water-quality 1971-10-21 2001-05-22
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1972-11-14 1998-09-16
Organics, other Water-quality 1971-10-21 2001-05-22
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1971-10-21 2000-08-15
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1969-08-08 2021-03-01
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1998-09-16 1999-09-15
Sediment Water-quality 1998-09-16 2000-09-12
Stable Isotopes Water-quality 1997-08-13 2001-05-22
n/a Peak Measurements 1862-01-22 2020-03-12
n/a Site Visits 1988-09-09 2021-02-17
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
065
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 A
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NGVD29
Subbasin hydrologic unit
18070203
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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