ONLINE ACCESS TO A 

WEALTH OF WATER-QUALITY DATA

 

Check out this website!  USGS Water Quality Data Warehouse: http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data

 

A new online data warehouse of 6.5 million records enables water resource managers, scientists, and the public to find data about the quality of the water at 2,800 stream sites and 5,000 wells in 46 states, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

 

Types of information include:

    Site, well and network (groups of sites with similar characteristics or sampling regime) information and descriptive variables like land use.

    Daily streamflow and temperature information for repeated sampling sites.

    Chemical concentrations in water, sediment and aquatic organisms.