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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 1993-06-26 2005-05-09
Information Water-quality 1978-10-17 2005-05-09
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1978-10-17 1988-07-28
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1978-10-17 2005-05-09
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1978-10-17 1986-05-16
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1978-10-17 2005-05-09
Microbiological Water-quality 1978-10-17 2001-10-11
Nutrient Water-quality 1978-10-17 2005-05-09
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1978-10-17 1981-07-28
Organics, other Water-quality 1978-10-17 2004-11-17
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1978-10-17 1986-05-16
Physical Water-quality 1978-10-17 2005-05-09
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-03-02 1981-03-02
Sediment Water-quality 2001-06-21 2003-07-17
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
LK
DMS latitude n/a
DMS longitude n/a
Decimal latitude n/a
Decimal longitude n/a
Latitude-longitude method
N
Latitude-longitude accuracy
5
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
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 R
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NGVD29
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
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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