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Tower Road-Bay Beach (21DEBCH-DE367093) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This beach program site-estuary site, maintained by the Delaware Dept Natural Resources & Environmental Control (identifier 21DEBCH), has the name "Tower Road-Bay Beach" and has the identifier 21DEBCH-DE367093. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)02040303.

This site is located in Sussex County County, Delaware at 38.6740700000 degrees latitude and -75.0735200000 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 "21DEBCH-DE367093" 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

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Microbiological 2003 - 2012
Physical 2003 - 2012
*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 21DEBCH
OrganizationFormalName Delaware Dept Natural Resources & Environmental Control
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21DEBCH-DE367093
MonitoringLocationName Tower Road-Bay Beach
MonitoringLocationTypeName BEACH Program Site-Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02040303
LatitudeMeasure 38.6740700000
LongitudeMeasure -75.0735200000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Unknown
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 10
CountyCode 005
ProviderName STORET