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BUFFALO RIVER in Buffalo (21NYDECA-01031002) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the NYS Dept. of EnCon, Division of Water (identifier 21NYDECA), has the name "BUFFALO RIVER in Buffalo" and has the identifier 21NYDECA-01031002. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)04120103.

This site is located in Erie County County, New York at 42.8616667 degrees latitude and -78.8677778 degrees longitude using the datum UNKWN. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 0 ft No vertical location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "21NYDECA-01031002" 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*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2001 - 2007
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2001 - 2007
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2001 - 2007
Microbiological 2001 - 2006
Nutrient 2001 - 2007
Organics, Other 2001 - 2007
Organics, Pesticide 2001 - 2007
Physical 2001 - 2007
*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 21NYDECA
OrganizationFormalName NYS Dept. of EnCon, Division of Water
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21NYDECA-01031002
MonitoringLocationName BUFFALO RIVER in Buffalo
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText @ OHIO ST. BRIDGE
HUCEightDigitCode 04120103
LatitudeMeasure 42.8616667
LongitudeMeasure -78.8677778
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolation-Map
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 36
CountyCode 029
ProviderName STORET