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Threemile Creek No 4 near Afton, IA (USGS-06897795) 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 "Threemile Creek No 4 near Afton, IA" and has the identifier USGS-06897795. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 10280102. 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 37.20 sq mi.

This site is located in Union County County, Iowa at 41.06110160000000 degrees latitude and -94.2030088000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is Unknown Unknown.

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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*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1977 - 1978
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1977 - 1978
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1977 - 1978
Microbiological 1977 - 1978
Nutrient 1977 - 1978
Organics, Other 1977 - 1978
Organics, PCBs 1977 - 1978
Organics, Pesticide 1977 - 1978
PFOA, Perfluorooctanoic Acid 1977 - 1978
Physical 1977 - 1978
*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-06897795
MonitoringLocationName Threemile Creek No 4 near Afton, IA
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10280102
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 37.20
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 41.06110160000000
LongitudeMeasure -94.2030088000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue Unknown
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode Unknown
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 19
CountyCode 175
ProviderName NWIS