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YELLOW RIVER AT PLEASANT HILL ROAD, NR LITHONIA,GA (USGS-02207220) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Georgia Water Science Center (identifier USGS-GA), has the name "YELLOW RIVER AT PLEASANT HILL ROAD, NR LITHONIA,GA" and has the identifier USGS-02207220. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 03070103. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 213 sq mi.

This site is located in Dekalb County County, Georgia at 33.73358330000000 degrees latitude and -84.0615556000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from Digital MAP." and the accuracy is .1 seconds. This site is at an elevation of 700.9 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Survey-grade GPSF" is .1 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NAVD88.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-02207220" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 2002 - 2007
Information 2002 - 2012
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2002 - 2012
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2002 - 2012
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2002 - 2012
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2006 - 2006
Microbiological 2005 - 2012
Nutrient 2002 - 2012
Organics, Other 2002 - 2012
Physical 2002 - 2012
Sediment 2003 - 2004
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

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Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-GA
OrganizationFormalName USGS Georgia Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-02207220
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 03070103
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 213
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 33.73358330000000
LongitudeMeasure -84.0615556000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from Digital MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 700.9
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Survey-grade GPSF
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAVD88
CountryCode US
StateCode 13
CountyCode 089
ProviderName NWIS