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Saco River near Conway, NH (USGS-01064500) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Maine Water Science Center (identifier USGS-ME), has the name "Saco River near Conway, NH" and has the identifier USGS-01064500. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 01060002. 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 385 sq mi and the contributing drainage area is 385 sq mi.

This site is located in Carroll County County, New Hampshire at 43.99083330000000 degrees latitude and -71.0905556000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)" and the accuracy is 1 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 418.19 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Level or other surveyed method." is .01 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.

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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 1985 - 1985
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1985 - 1985
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1985 - 1985
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1985 - 1985
Microbiological 1985 - 1985
Nutrient 1985 - 2012
Organics, Other 1985 - 2012
Physical 1976 - 2012
*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-ME
OrganizationFormalName USGS Maine Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-01064500
MonitoringLocationName Saco River near Conway, NH
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 01060002
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 385
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 385
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 43.99083330000000
LongitudeMeasure -71.0905556000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 418.19
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .01
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Level or other surveyed method.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 33
CountyCode 003
ProviderName NWIS