Data Provider: NWIS (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)
This spring site, maintained by the USGS New Mexico Water Science Center (identifier USGS-NM), has the name "Sedillo Spring" and has the identifier USGS-342290106560902. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 13020203. 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. To learn more about water use in this watershed, you can go to the National Water Census Data Portal. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site.
This site is located in Socorro County County, New Mexico at 34.0414111 degrees latitude and -106.935025 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 Unknown Unknown. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 4908 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Interpolated from Digital Elevation Model" is 4.3 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-342290106560902" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters
This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.
For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide
|OrganizationFormalName||USGS New Mexico Water Science Center|
|HorizontalCollectionMethodName||Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)|
|VerticalCollectionMethodName||Interpolated from Digital Elevation Model|