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Biloxi West Central Beach (21MSBCH-MS589107) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This beach program site-ocean site, maintained by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (identifier 21MSBCH), has the name "Biloxi West Central Beach" and has the identifier 21MSBCH-MS589107. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 03170009. 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.

This site is located in Harrison County County, Mississippi at 30.3930000000 degrees latitude and -88.9381830000 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 "21MSBCH-MS589107" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

Upstream and downstream stations

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.

Detailed Metadata

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

OrganizationIdentifier 21MSBCH
OrganizationFormalName Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21MSBCH-MS589107
MonitoringLocationName Biloxi West Central Beach
MonitoringLocationTypeName BEACH Program Site-Ocean
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText 12A
HUCEightDigitCode 03170009
LatitudeMeasure 30.3930000000
LongitudeMeasure -88.9381830000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 0
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 28
CountyCode 047
ProviderName STORET