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Paint Creek at Waterville, IA (USGS-05388500) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Iowa Water Science Center (identifier USGS-IA), has the name "Paint Creek at Waterville, IA" and has the identifier USGS-05388500. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 07060001. 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 42.8 sq mi.

This site is located in Allamakee County County, Iowa at 43.21025710000000 degrees latitude and -91.3059666000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is 5 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 840 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Interpolated from topographic map." is 10 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-05388500" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Physical 1954 - 1966
Sediment 1957 - 1957
*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-IA
OrganizationFormalName USGS Iowa Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-05388500
MonitoringLocationName Paint Creek at Waterville, IA
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 07060001
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 42.8
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 43.21025710000000
LongitudeMeasure -91.3059666000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 5
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 840
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 10
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from topographic map.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 19
CountyCode 005
ProviderName NWIS