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Sound side Bear Island (21NCBCH-C25) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This beach program site-estuary site, maintained by the NC Recreational Water Quality Program (identifier 21NCBCH), has the name "Sound side Bear Island" and has the identifier 21NCBCH-C25. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 03020301. 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 Onslow County County, North Carolina at 34.6398280000 degrees latitude and -77.1396380000 degrees longitude using the datum UNKWN. 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 "21NCBCH-C25" 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*
Microbiological 2003 - 2021
*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 21NCBCH
OrganizationFormalName NC Recreational Water Quality Program
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21NCBCH-C25
MonitoringLocationName Sound side Bear Island
MonitoringLocationTypeName BEACH Program Site-Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 03020301
LatitudeMeasure 34.6398280000
LongitudeMeasure -77.1396380000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Unknown
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
CountryCode US
StateCode 37
CountyCode 133
ProviderName STORET