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BIG MEADOWS RESERVOIR (21COL001_WQX-CPW-009) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This reservoir site, maintained by the Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment-WQCD (identifier 21COL001_WQX), has the name "BIG MEADOWS RESERVOIR" and has the identifier 21COL001_WQX-CPW-009. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 13010001. 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.

This site is located in Mineral County County, Colorado at 37.5418370000 degrees latitude and -106.8017820000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "21COL001_WQX-CPW-009" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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

Upstream and downstream locations

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.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 2013 - 2015
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2013 - 2015
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2013 - 2015
Nutrient 2013 - 2015
Physical 2013 - 2015
*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 21COL001_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment-WQCD
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21COL001_WQX-CPW-009
MonitoringLocationName BIG MEADOWS RESERVOIR
MonitoringLocationTypeName Reservoir
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText FISHING PIER
HUCEightDigitCode 13010001
LatitudeMeasure 37.5418370000
LongitudeMeasure -106.8017820000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 0
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS Code (Pseudo Range) Standard Position (SA Off)
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 079
ProviderName STORET