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TENNESSEE RIVER AT WATTS BAR DAM (TAILWATER), TN (USGS-03543005) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Tennessee Water Science Center (identifier USGS-TN), has the name "TENNESSEE RIVER AT WATTS BAR DAM (TAILWATER), TN" and has the identifier USGS-03543005. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 06020001. 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 17310.00 sq mi.

This site is located in Rhea County County, Tennessee at 35.62034945000000 degrees latitude and -84.7832770000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is Unknown Unknown.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-03543005" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

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*
Biological 1978 - 1980
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1974 - 1986
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1974 - 1986
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1974 - 1986
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1974 - 1986
Microbiological 1974 - 1986
Nutrient 1974 - 1986
Organics, Other 1974 - 1981
Physical 1973 - 1986
Radiochemical 1980 - 1981
Sediment 1974 - 1986
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-TN
OrganizationFormalName USGS Tennessee Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-03543005
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 06020001
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 17310.00
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 35.62034945000000
LongitudeMeasure -84.7832770000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue Unknown
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode Unknown
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 47
CountyCode 143
ProviderName NWIS